Definitions

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  • adj. Over or covering the retina

Etymologies

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From epi- +‎ retinal

Examples

  • Other types of retinal implants, known as epiretinal implants, sit outside the retina and because they bypass the intact light-sensitive structures in the eyes they require the patient to wear an external camera and processor unit.

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  • (DOE) project to produce an "epiretinal prosthesis" that could restore vision to millions of people around the world suffering from eye diseases.

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  • An artificial retina or "epiretinal prosthesis" has the potential to restore vision to millions of people suffering from eye diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration or those who are legally blind due to the loss of photoreceptor function.

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  • A specialist has said my corrected vision would have to get to below 20/50 before he would consider recommending a procedure used to go inside the eyeball and scrape away the epiretinal membranes.

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  • The development of cataracts and epiretinal membranes in a diabetic population are not unusual and are commonly addressed with surgical intervention.

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  • Vitrectomy epiretinal membrane Candida chorioretinitis

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  • Fifty-seven consecutive eyes of 57 patients underwent vitreoretinal surgery by one surgeon using the 23-gauge, two-step instrumentation developed by Dutch Ophthalmic Research Center Inc., for epiretinal membranes (

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