Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Lens: traumatic luxation

Contributor(s): Dennis E Brooks, David L Williams

Introduction

  • Lesser trauma: if pre-existing subluxation due to zonular degeneration.
  • Greater trauma: normal globe → greater likelihood of concurrent damage, eg uveitis, hyphema, retinal detachment, splits in ocular coats (cornea or sclera) → diagnosis difficult.
  • Diagnosis: use ultrasound to locate position of lens. Assess eye for iridodonesis.
  • Treatment: as for uveitis Uveitis. Consider lens extraction only if anterior luxation and vision are present.

Diagnosis

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Outcomes

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