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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 25

Late presentation of isolated spherophakia in an elderly woman with bilateral angle closure and cataract managed by lens extraction and retropupillary iris-claw lens implantation


Cataract and Glaucoma Services, Sankara Eye Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

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Mithun Thulasidas
Cataract and Glaucoma Services, Sankara Eye Hospital, Sathy Road, Sivanandapuram, Coimbatore - 641 035, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/pajo.pajo_6_22

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Spherophakia is usually associated with systemic disorders but may also present as an isolated entity. Spherophakia patients often present in adolescence or before 50 years of age. Here, we describe a case of isolated spherophakia in a 61-year-old woman with bilateral angle closure and cataract managed by lens extraction and retropupillary iris-claw lens implantation.


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