aphakic spectacles

eyeglasses with very thick lenses, which are prescribed after cataract surgery when no intraocular lens is inserted into the eye (not common practice now).

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • aphakic spectacles — eyeglasses with very thick lenses, which are prescribed after cataract surgery when no intraocular lens is inserted into the eye (not common practice now) …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • tunnel vision — a visual field defect in which only the central area of the visual field remains. It occurs in advanced glaucoma and is simulated by aphakic spectacles …   The new mediacal dictionary

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