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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 150-152

Case of isolated bilateral coloboma of the lens

Department of Cornea, Sankara Eye Center, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Vipul Bhandari
Sankara Eye Center, Sathy Road, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/2320-3897.138860

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A 52-year-old male presented with gradually progressive painless diminution of vision in both eyes since two years. There was no history of trauma, and family history was non-contributory. Ocular examination revealed a vision of 6/60 in both eyes improving to 6/36 with pinhole and bilateral colobomata of the crystalline lens along with nuclear cataract in both eyes. The edges of the colobomata were irregular and notched. The fundus examination was normal. A lens extraction was done by a temporal section small incision cataract surgery and an iris claw lens implanted after an automated vitrectomy. The post-operative vision was 6/18 improving to 6/6 in both eyes.

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