Anatomy of the Human Crystalline Lens



The refracting power of the human eye is contributed by the cornea and the lens. The cornea has greater refractive power which is static, but the lens is a unique biological structure that relies on an extraordinarily intricate arrangement of highly specialized cells to produce a gradient of refractive index that allows for remarkable dynamic focusing of an image with minimal spherical or chromatic aberration [1].


Posterior Capsule Lens Epithelial Cell Chromatic Aberration Lens Capsule Lens Fiber 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyJawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER)PuducherryIndia
  2. 2.Narayana Nethralaya 2Narayana Health CityBangaloreIndia

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