hypermature

hypermature

/hy·per·ma·ture/ (-mah-choor´) past the stage of maturity.

hypermature

(hī″pĕr-mă-tūr′) [″ + L. maturus, ripe]
1. Pert. to anything that has passed the stage of maturity.
2. Overripe, as a cataract or abscess that has gone past the optimum time for removal or incision.
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Gifford described it as a glaucoma associated with hypermature cataract.
A year later, Hayashi et al (10) used electron microscopy to show that the cells on the surface of hyperplastic polyps looked hypermature and demonstrated a decreased rate of migration in cells from base to surface when using autoradiography.
30) In patients with unilateral hypermature cataract, it should be kept in mind that dense cataract can resemble ciliary body melanoma on oblique imaging of the lens.
Those patients whose pupil was more than or equal to 3mm in size and those without significant cataract (mature or hypermature cortical cataract, or nuclear sclerosis grade III/more), which helped easy capturing of retinal photographs.
Ophthalmic examination revealed a hypermature cataract in the right lens and a resorbing cataract in the left lens.
In some instances the Type II lesion becomes hypermature and due to starvation dies to become a mummified inert calcified Type III lesion.
Secondary types of glaucoma result from an identifiable factor including underlying conditions such as uveitis, vascular diseases including diabetes, central retinal vein occlusion or carotid artery obstructive disease (neovascular glaucoma), lens disorders including mature or hypermature cataract (lens induced glaucoma) or ocular trauma.
Primary posterior capsular opacification in Indian rural population undergoing cataract surgery for hypermature senile cataract.
Regarding their development stage, they may be classified as incipient, immature, mature or hypermature (DAVIDSON & NELMS, 2007).
Forty-nine international cataract experts bring to practitioners the answers to questions that may have been missed in other texts and/or lectures, such as when to treat, options for treatment and intraocular lens selection, options for expansion of a small pupil, how to incorporate chopping, how to deal with a hypermature white cataract, and use of drugs pre and post cataract surgery.
Hypermature cataracts create inflammation (uveitis), causing pain, eye redness, and pupil constriction.