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December 1983

Laser Microprobe Analysis (LAMMA) of Spheroliths in Human Cataract Lenses

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Ophthalmology (Dr Pau) and Clinical Physiology (Dr Kaufmann), University of Düsseldorf Medical School, Düsseldorf, West Germany.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1983;101(12):1935-1937. doi:10.1001/archopht.1983.01040020937022

• The chemical nature of spheroliths in human cataract lenses was explored by means of laser microprobe mass analysis. The results suggest that the crystallites mainly consist of calcium carbonate.

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