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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Photos for Aphakia and Pseudophakia

Aphakia means absence of Lens of the eye.

  • Jet Black Pupil
  • Absence of 2nd,3rd and 4th Purkinje images
  • Deep anterior chamber

Pseudophakia means absence of crystalline Lens of the eye.In other words Pseudophakia is the substitution of the natural crystalline lens with a synthetic lens
An intraocular lens (IOL) is implanted in the eye, usually replacing the existing opaque crystalline lens.

  • Jet black pupil 
  • Absence of 4th Purkinje image
  • presence of suture mark in cornea or limbus

Ectopia Lentis
Anterior chamber Lens - Pseudophakia

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