pseudophakia


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pseu·do·phak·i·a

(sū'dō-fak'ē-ă),
An eye in which the natural lens is replaced with an intraocular lens.
[pseudo- + phakos, lentil (lens)]

pseu·do·phak·i·a

(sū'dō-fak'ē-ă)
An eye in which the natural lens is replaced with an intraocular lens.
[pseudo- + phakos, lentil (lens)]

pseudophakia 

A condition in which an aphakic eye has been fitted with an intraocular lens to replace the crystalline lens. See pseudophakic eye.
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Choice of lens and dioptric power in pediatric pseudophakia. J Cataract Refract Surg.
The prevalence of visual impairment with pseudophakia and aphakia are 0.025% and 0.033%.
Direct ophthalmoscopy was performed on all participants in a dark room to assess lens status (normal, moderate opacity, obvious opacity, aphakia [lens absent], pseudophakia [presence of intraocular lens] with posterior capsule opacification [PCO] or pseudophakia without PCO).
Glaucoma 14 Pseudophakia 5 Ametropia 2 Presbiopia 1 Bilateral Retinitis Pigmentosa (BRP) 1 Age related macular degeneration 1 BRP + Psuedophakia 1 Note: Table made from bar graph.
Adherence to these measures is especially important for individuals with pseudophakia if the intraocular lens is poorly UV-absorbent, aphakia, or certain retinal diseases, and for individuals taking photosensitizing traditional or alternative medications or recently treated with photodynamic therapy for AMD.
Most of the patients in this study were having pseudophakia in other eye.
On presentation to our ophthalmology clinic, this patient's best-corrected VA was 6/36 in each eye with quiet pseudophakia and IOPs of 15mmHg in the right eye and 23mmHg in the left eye.
Surgical therapy of chronic glaucoma in aphakia and pseudophakia. Ophthalmology.
By contrast, although the risk of CME is extremely low, it should be considered in eyes at high risk of this condition (aphakia, pseudophakia or retinal vascular or inflammatory disease).
The concept of the reverse pupillary block acting to maintain this abnormal contact and facilitates mechanical rubbing has relevance for both PDS and pseudophakia [3, 23].
Accurate ultrasonic biometry in pseudophakia. Am J Ophthalmol 1989;107:189-90.