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The aim of the present study was to demonstrate novel findings recognized within the basement membrane of the anterior lens capsules (aLCs) in exfoliation syndrome, in a transmission electron microscopy (TEM) study.
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Name: Current eye research
Pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PEX) is systematic microfibrylopathy associated with abnormalities of the accumulation of the extracellular matrix - buildup of protein clumps of abnormal basal membrane of...
A 89-year-old Black female with a 6-year history of advanced open-angle glaucoma was referred to the Glaucoma Service of the Ophthalmology Department - Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP). Best...
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To reduce capsular opacification by a peri-surgical treatment of the lens capsule with drugs in an in vivo rabbit model. Lens-refilling surgery is a potential therapeutic intervention to treat patien...
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Prospective study to evaluate the efficacy of using self-retained cryopreserved amniotic membrane after debridement in treating Epithelial Base Membrane Dystrophy (EBMD) to optimize the oc...
Previous studies attempted to understand the dysphotopsia phenomenon by examining IOL type, anterior capsule depth, iris-to-lens depth, lens refractive material, clear cornea incision woun...
Recurrent corneal erosion (RCE) syndrome can be observed either in the context of a dystrophy of the basement membrane or following corneal trauma. This syndrome is characterized by recurr...
Recently a prototype of a combination of an anterior segment OCT (VISANTE; Carl Zeiss Meditec AG) and an operating microscope (OPMI 200; Carl Zeiss Meditec AG) was introduced that allows m...
The deposition of flaky, translucent fibrillar material most conspicuous on the anterior lens capsule and pupillary margin but also in both surfaces of the iris, the zonules, trabecular meshwork, ciliary body, corneal endothelium, and orbital blood vessels. It sometimes forms a membrane on the anterior iris surface. Exfoliation refers to the shedding of pigment by the iris. (Newell, Ophthalmology, 7th ed, p380)
The anterior aspect of the casing that surrounds the natural CRYSTALLINE LENS.
A type of glomerulonephritis that is characterized by the accumulation of immune deposits (COMPLEMENT MEMBRANE ATTACK COMPLEX) on the outer aspect of the GLOMERULAR BASEMENT MEMBRANE. It progresses from subepithelial dense deposits, to basement membrane reaction and eventual thickening of the basement membrane.
The thin noncellular outer covering of the CRYSTALLINE LENS composed mainly of COLLAGEN TYPE IV and GLYCOSAMINOGLYCANS. It is secreted by the embryonic anterior and posterior epithelium. The embryonic posterior epithelium later disappears.
The portion of the crystalline lens surrounding the nucleus and bound anteriorly by the epithelium and posteriorly by the capsule. It contains lens fibers and amorphous, intercellular substance.