This is a disorder where the lens of the eyes goes missing due to a wound or eye surgery. It can give rise to a number of symptoms including lack of accommodation in the patient’s vision as well as farsightedness and blurry patches. This condition can also lead to smaller pupils that do not dilate in a normal way.
HOW IS APHAKIA DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis is done through physical examination and by looking at your medical history. Ophthalmologists may determine your visual prescription, examine cornea, fundus, iris and anterior chamber, and test your eye pressure.
HOW IS APHAKIA TREATED?
Aphasia can be treated by wearing glasses, contact lenses, or by conducting an artificial lens implant.
DID YOU KNOW?
Some individuals with Aphakia perceive UV light, invisible to those with a lens, as whitish blue or violet