Chapter 2. The Effects of the Ageing Lens on Vision

  1. Katherine Elliott and
  2. David W. Fitzsimons
  1. R. A. Weale

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720028.ch2

Ciba Foundation Symposium 19 - The Human Lens - in Relation to Cataract

Ciba Foundation Symposium 19 - The Human Lens - in Relation to Cataract

How to Cite

Weale, R. A. (1973) The Effects of the Ageing Lens on Vision, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 19 - The Human Lens - in Relation to Cataract (eds K. Elliott and D. W. Fitzsimons), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720028.ch2

Author Information

  1. Department of Visual Science, Institute of Ophthalmology, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1973

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9789021940205

Online ISBN: 9780470720028

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Keywords:

  • variable zonular tension;
  • fight filter;
  • ageing lens;
  • lenticular sclerosis;
  • rhodopsin

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Lens and Image Formation

  • The Lens as a Filter

  • The Lens as a Protector

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References