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Related to aphakic: aphakic eye, aphakic glaucoma
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Noun1.aphakic - someone afflicted by aphakiaaphakic - someone afflicted by aphakia; someone lacking the natural lenses of the eyes
visually impaired person - someone who has inferior vision
Adj.1.aphakic - of or relating to or afflicted with aphakiaaphakic - of or relating to or afflicted with aphakia
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Comparing Aphakic Refractive Measurements in Eyes in which BSS and an ophthalmic viscosurgical device were used with an Intraoperative Aberrometer
Only a small percentage of the workload seemed to be keratoconus cases with a higher representation by aphakic or high, but uncomplicated myopia.
Ophthalmic device studies showed a higher than 50 percent enrollment for women--an interesting finding most likely attributed to the high number of PAS-required devices designed for older adults (intraocular lenses for aphakic patients, for example).
In Aphakic people, ultraviolet radiation can have particularly dangerous effects such as cystoid macular edema.
They inform ophthalmologists about its evolution, indications and contraindications, preoperative evaluation, eye banking issues related to procurement of donor cornea, instruments, methods of graft insertion, various techniques and modifications, outcomes, complications and their management, and the use of DSAEK for special situations: the triple procedure of phacoemulsification, intraocular lens implantation, and deep lamellar endothelial keratoplasty; aphakic eyes; intraoperative floppy iris syndrome; glaucomatous eyes; pediatric cases; and failed grafts.
The aphakic eagle that had undergone phacoemulsification had bilateral linear scars from the clear corneal incisions and bilateral mild posterior capsular opacification.
Because he was bilaterally aphakic after cataract extractions in the 1950s without intraocular lens implants, his subsequent spectacle prescription of +17 diopters rendered his glasses so heavy that prolonged wear had caused a large indentation to his nasal bridge (figure).