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Definition of "aphakia" []

  • The absence of the lens of the eye. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "aphakia" in a sentence
  • "However people with aphakia (no lens, typically through removal for cataract) can see it, one being Professor Bill Stark of Saint Louis University."
  • "An estimated 20.5 million Americans aged 40 y (17.2% of that population) have cataract, 6.1 million (5.1%) have pseudophakia or aphakia, and it is predicted that those numbers will rise by 50% within 2 decades."
  • "Cataract removal procedure involves the removal of the crystalline lens which creates a condition called aphakia."