Soemmerring's ring cataract
Annular swelling consisting of a mass of lenticular fibres and formed by adherence of the anterior lens capsule to the posterior lens capsule. It is one form of "after cataract" (German: Nachstar) that can occur following cataract surgery.
- S. Th. von Soemmerring:
Beobachtungen über die organischen Veränderungen im Auge nach Staroperationen.
Frankfurt am Main, 1828.
Abbildungen des menschlichen Auges. Frankfurt am Main, 1801.
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