oa Modern Medicine - Advances in lens replacement
|Article Title||Advances in lens replacement|
|© Publisher:||Infixion Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Affiliations||1 Box Hill Hospital and Royal Australian Navy|
|Publication Date||Sep 1991|
|Pages||107 - 117|
|Keyword(s)||Lens replacement, Medical history, Ophthalmology, Patient assessment, Recent advances and Surgery|
Changes in the lens of the eye leading to decrease in light transmission and ultimately to clinical cataract are a normal concomitant of the ageing process, although factors such as excessive exposure to ultraviolet light, defective nutrition and metabolic abnormalities may play a significant part in accelerating cataract formation in certain populations.
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