lens of the eye


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Noun1.lens of the eye - biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eyelens of the eye - biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye; its role (along with the cornea) is to focuses light on the retina
organ - a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
eye, oculus, optic - the organ of sight
lens cortex, cortex - the tissue that surrounds the lens nucleus
lens capsule - a tenuous mesoblastic membrane surrounding the lens of the eye
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Affecting tens of millions of people worldwide, cataracts cause the lens of the eye to become progressively cloudy, and when left untreated, can lead to total blindness.
13/291,072, allows for claims on the apparatus and the method which in combination enables diagnostic efficacy for optimal performance with a minimum of error for measuring autofluorescence in the crystalline lens of the eye using a blue light source.
Cataracts are cloudy opacifications of the lens of the eye that interfere with vision.
Presbyopia is caused by the lens of the eye hardening with age and losing its ability to change shape to focus on nearby objects.
A cataract is an opaque region in the lens of the eye causing loss of vision.
What medical condition makes the lens of the eye cloudy and can lead to blindness?
Presbyopia When you look at a distant object, the lens of the eye focuses the image on to the retina so you can see clearly, and when you look at an object close up - to read for instance - the lens changes shape so the image is still focused.
A 20-30 minute operation, No Specs corrects the three main causes for wearing glasses; ametropia (long or short sightedness), astigmatism (an abnormal curve at the front of the eye) and presbyopis (an age-related condition in which the lens of the eye is unable to see near objects).
Cataracts are an agerelated condition, caused when cloudy patches appear in the lens of the eye making vision blurred or misty.
Cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye, and dry eye involves decreased production of tears.
Enrico Rizzarelli of the University of Catania and his colleagues tested the effects of D- and L-carnosine on bovine cultured alpha-crystallin, the major structural protein in the lens of the eye.
Sunlight can damage the retina and the lens of the eye and can lead to long-term damage.