Definition of Pseudoexfoliation syndrome
Pseudoexfoliation syndrome: An eye condition that often leads to glaucoma. Called the pseudoexfoliation syndrome because deposits on the surface of the lens look like flakes of dandruff, as if the lens capsule has exfoliated (shed the flakes). It is also called exfoliation syndrome.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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