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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Shimizu et al assessed the early clinical outcomes of implanting a posterior chamber phakic IOL with a central hole (Visian V4 ICL; STAAR Surgical Company) for the correction of moderate to high myopia.
The 18 chapters cover prevention, including instrumentation and techniques, the approach to posterior polar cataracts, small pupils and intraoperative floppy-iris syndrome, and subluxated cataracts; management of the rupture, anterior vitrectomy techniques, and salvaging lens material; implantation of posterior chamber lenses in the setting of limited or no posterior capsular support, including intraocular lens (IOL) scaffold and glued IOL scaffold techniques and sutured IOLs; and complications associated with rupture, including dislocated IOLs, corneal damage, chronic inflammation, cystoid macular edema, and postoperative endophthalmitis.
In a normal eye, the ciliary body (a muscular structure located behind the iris) produces aqueous fluid and releases it into the posterior chamber of the eye.
Patterns of B-mode ultrasonography is a display pattern and by this way the internal components of the eye such as cornea, anterior chambers, posterior chamber (vitreous) and the lens can be investigated [2,3].
If there is a partial blockage at the front, the pressure of fluid slowly increases, pushes on the posterior chamber and compresses the optic nerve.
Table 11: Softec HD Posterior Chamber IOL - Softec HD Posterior Chamber IOL - U.
The Visian Toric ICL is a refractive phakic implant placed in the posterior chamber of the eye between the iris and the natural crystalline lens.
Operations on retina, choroid, vitreous, and posterior chamber 1.
The foreword by Eric Donnenfeld (New York University) describes how Agarwal's expertise and persistent creativity led to the use of fibrin glue for implanting an intraocular lens in patients without adequate support for a posterior chamber IOL--a most welcome option to the difficulties of suturing in this situation.

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