Aphakia is the absence of the lens of the eye, due to surgical removal, a perforating wound or ulcer, or congenital anomaly. It causes loss of accommodation, far sightedness and a deep anterior chamber. Complications include detachment of the vitreous or retina, and glaucoma.
HOW IS APHAKIA DIAGNOSED?
An Ophthalmologist diagnoses Aphakia by the examining the symptoms
HOW IS APHAKIA TREATED?
Aphasia can be treated by wearing glasses, contact lenses, or by conducting an artificial lens implant.
DID YOU KNOW?
The ophthalmologist can prescribe cataract surgery for this condition.