cortex of the lens

cortex of the lens

the softer, external part of the lens of the eye.
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The next stage of the procedure is hydrodissection, which involves the injection of fluid (usually balanced salt solution--BSS) between the capsule and the cortex of the lens.
The analysis found no association between smoking and cortical cataract, in which the cloudiness affects the cortex of the lens.