May 1976
Volume 15, Issue 5
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The thickness of the human lens cortex in the different types of senile cataract.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science May 1976, Vol.15, 425-427. doi:https://doi.org/
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      J Nordmann, M Eisenkopf; The thickness of the human lens cortex in the different types of senile cataract.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1976;15(5):425-427. doi: https://doi.org/.

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Abstract

In every type of beginning senile cataract the cortex of the lens measured with the slit lamp appears thinner than the normal lens cortex in the same age group. The decreased rate of fiber formation and of proteosynthesis precedes the first appearance of lens opacities.

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