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Anterior Polar Cataract

Abhishek Onkar1*, Suwarna Suman1 and Saurabh Samdariya2

1Department of Ophthalmology, AIIMS, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

2Department of Radiation Oncology, AIIMS, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

*Corresponding Author:
Abhishek Onkar
Department of Ophthalmology Residential Complex
Basni Industrial Area Phase-2, Aiims Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Tel: +91-9871984534
E-mail: [email protected]

Received date: January 23, 2017; Accepted date: January 25, 2017; Published date: January 27, 2017

Citation: Onkar A, Suman S, Samdariya S (2017) Anterior Polar Cataract. J Eye Cataract Surg 3:18. doi: 10.21767/2471-8300.100018

Copyright: © 2017 Onkar A, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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A 41 year old male presented with complaint of diminution of vision for near with both eyes for past 5 months. Slit-lamp examination revealed roughly pyramidal shaped anterior polar lenticular opacities in both eyes with some iris pigments on anterior lens capsule of left eye. Anterior polar cataracts comprise 4-15% of congenital cataracts and are mostly non-progressive (Figures 1A and 1B) [1].


Figure 1a: Slit-lamp view of anterior polar cataract in right eye.


Figure 1b: Slit-lamp view of anterior polar cataract in left eye viewed under higher magnification (40x) depicting pyramidal shape


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