posterior chamber


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posterior chamber

n.
The space between the iris, the lens, and the ciliary body of the eye, filled with the aqueous humor and communicating through the pupil with the anterior chamber.
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Hydrophobic acrylic single piece posterior chamber foldable intraocular lense implant for phacoemulsification cataract surgery (UV light absorbing filter with natural chromatic colour 12.
The trial evaluated the safety and efficacy of trans-scleral iontophoretically-delivered EGP-437, dexamethasone, through the Company's EyeGate II Delivery System in patients that have previously undergone cataract surgery with implantation of a monofocal posterior chamber IOL, starting immediately after surgery.
The vitreous humor in the posterior chamber has a relatively fixed volume and thus does not affect IOP regulation.
The procedure is typically carried out unilaterally and involves the insertion of an IOL into the anterior or posterior chamber (depending on the lens type) through a self-sealing corneal incision.
3 These are placed in front of the natural lens and come in three variants: Angle supported, iris fixated and, posterior chamber.
Phacoemulsification with posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation was performed on the left eye in the postoperative 12th month due to cataract.
The compound that enables delivery of the anti-VEGF drugs is a cell-penetrating peptide (CPP), which potentially could be used to deliver medications for other ocular diseases that need to be applied to the posterior chamber of the eye.
Straatsma BR12 found no statistically significant difference in operative or postoperative complications in diabetics, with and without non-proliferative retinopathy, and non-diabetics in extra capsular cataract extraction with posterior chamber intraocular lens.
Early results of posterior chamber intraocular lens (PC IOL) implantation in the ciliary sulcus appeared better in comparison to iris supported and anterior chamber (AC) lenses.
Immediate rise of IOP after the procedure is due to absence of posterior chamber IOL and use of high energy Nd: YAG laser that resulted in prolapsed vitreous.
However, because of the nature of the anatomic relationships of the structures surrounding the posterior chamber, the degree of relative pupillary block necessary to induce angle closure is less than that in pure pupillary block angle closure glaucoma [2].
The second most common complication after surgery was posterior chamber complication ( n = 83, 32.

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