lens pits

lens pits

the paired depressions formed in the superficial ectoderm of the embryonic head as the lens placodes sink in toward the optic cup; the external openings of the pits are closed as the lens vesicles are formed.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

lens pits

(lenz pits)
The paired depressions formed in the surface ectoderm of the embryonic head as the lens placodes sink in toward the optic cup; the external openings of the pits are closed as the lens vesicles form.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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but Nd: YAG laser has its own problems like corneal haze, uveitis, hyphema, lens pits, and retinal detachment and the most consistent complication is the post-capsulotomy rise in intraocular pressure (IOP).