pseudophakic

A medical term used to describe an eye that has already had cataract surgery and now contains a plastic or “pseudo” lens implant.  Compare this to the term “phakic” (an eye that contains its natural lens) or “aphakic” (an eye that has no lens at all).

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Dr. Timothy Root is a practicing ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon in Daytona Beach, Florida. His books, video lectures, and training resources can be found at:

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