aphakia


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aphakia

(əˈfeɪkɪə)
n
(Pathology) absence of the lens of an eye, congenital or otherwise
[from a-1 + Greek phakos lentil + -ia]
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Noun1.aphakia - absence of the natural lens of the eye (usually resulting from the removal of cataracts)aphakia - absence of the natural lens of the eye (usually resulting from the removal of cataracts)
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
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(10,11) Risk factors associated with earlier onset of PVD include myopia, ocular trauma, ocular surgery, aphakia, intraocular inflammation, diabetes and postmenopausal women.
This problem declines with increasing age over 40 years and hardly existed in aphakia, mixed astigmatism, and higher refractive errors - all conditions in which the patient did not wish to or could not accommodate significantly.
Bu calismada Kasim 2007-Kasim 2012 tarihleri arasinda Bucak Devlet Hastanesi ve ozel bir hastanenin Goz Hastaliklari Kliniginde afaki veya kapsul destegi yeterli olmayan katarakt olgulari icin IKL (Ophtec BV Artisan Aphakia 5/8 ve AMO Verisyse VRSA54) implante edilen ve en az 1 sene takip edilen (ort.
However, an increasing number of surgeons still prefer aphakia as their initial management strategy in children younger than 1 year [8], considering subsequent eye growth and a myopic shift in children [9, 10].
In 7 of 11 eyes with post-surgical aphakia there is no difference in preoperative and post-operative visual acuity.
(8) While the risk of RD remains low, cases that do develop this complication show variable amounts of lattice degeneration: in one study, 30% of phakic RDs had lattice degeneration present; (8) in the Scottish retinal detachment study, 18.7% of the eyes experiencing RD had lattice degeneration.9 Patients with risk factors for RD such as long axial length, aphakia, or a history of RD in the fellow eye may strengthen the argument for prophylactic treatment.
Sulcus placement of a posterior chamber intraocular lens (PCIOL) is a surgical alternative to correct aphakia in the presence of a deficient or absent posterior capsule [1,2].
Prior parsplanavitrectomy Cataract surgery or YAG capsulotomy 4 months prior to injections Any vitreo-macular traction on OCT Patients with thin sclera Glaucoma, Ocular hypertension, Psuedoexfoliation Aphakia Each patient underwent complete comprehensive ocular examination, including best corrected visual acuity (BCVA), slit lamp examination of anterior segment and posterior segment (Using90D lens), Indirect ophthalmoscopy and Goldmann applanation tonometry at baseline and ateach visit.
Table 1 Specific filters for various ocular conditions Condition First choice Second choice Cataract CPF 511 CPF 527 Intraocular implants CPF 511 CPF 527 Aphakia CPF 511 CPF 527 Macular CPF 527 CPF 450 degeneration Diabetic retinopathy CPF 527 CPF 511 Glaucoma CPF 511 CPF 527 Table 2 Specialist optical appliances Optical Use Dispensing considerations appliance Ptosis To lift drooping lid in Prop is fitted to back prop cases of ptosis plane of spectacles taking into account vertex distance Trigeminal Provides protection Side shields fitted spectacles from foreign bodies to protect from wind in cases of impaired and dust.
Cyclic esotropia in a patient with unilateral traumatic aphakia: case report.