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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 103-105

Circular anterior lens capsule rupture caused by blunt ocular trauma


Department of Ophthalmology, Apadana Hospital, Ahwaz, Iran

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Habib Dezhagah
Department of Ophthalmology, Apadana Hospital, Ahwaz
Iran
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-9233.61227

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A 16 year old male experienced blunt ocular trauma causing rupture of the anterior lens capsule and mature cataract development. The trauma was due to a stone that impacted the left eye. In an otherwise clear lens, an anterior lens capsule defect formed post-trauma that progressed to a mature cataract over four months reducing distance vision from 20/125 to hand motion. The patient underwent phacoemulsification with posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation in the left eye. One year postoperatively, the vision in the left eye increased to 20/25 without correction. This is a rare case of cataract formation due to a defect in the anterior lens capsule caused by blunt ocular trauma.


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