• Cataract surgery with traumatic zonular loss

    25 days ago - By Healio

    The patient is a relatively young construction worker who sustained a blunt traumatic ocular injury that was fortunately nonpenetrating. This resulted in the development of a focal lens opacity initially, which then progressed to a visually significant cataract requiring surgery. He is part of our charity surgery program given his inability to afford the cost of surgery.
    The case starts out normally, with a successful capsulorrhexis and minimal evidence of zonular instability. The first clue of an abnormality is the focal lens opacity noted at the pupil margin at the 10 to 11 o'clock
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