|Year : 2020 | Volume
| Issue : 7 | Page : 1453
Frosted lens opacities
Savleen Kaur, Surbhi Khurana, Jagat Ram
Advanced Eye Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
|Date of Web Publication||25-Jun-2020|
Dr. Jagat Ram
Advanced Eye Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160 012
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Kaur S, Khurana S, Ram J. Frosted lens opacities. Indian J Ophthalmol 2020;68:1453
A 9-year-old girl presented with bilateral decreased vision; with best-corrected visual acuity 20/40 OU. Slit-lamp examination revealed bilateral frost-like lenticular opacities [Figure 1]a. History for systemic disease and/or drug intake was negative. Anterior-segment optical coherence tomography revealed the opacities as anterior and posterior subcapsular [Figure 1]b. Given the bilaterality, clear embryonic and fetal lens nuclei, and absence of strabismus/nystagmus; her cataracts were most likely developmental. Bilateral phacoaspiration with intraocular lens implantation was done.
|Figure 1: (a) Slit-lamp examination showing multiple fluffy lenticular opacities. Note the location of opacities as subcapsular. (b) Anterior segment optical coherence tomography (Casia2, Tomey GmBH, Germany) showing level of opacities as anterior and posterior subcapsular with clear lens nucleus|
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Developmental cataract can have varied etiologies such as idiopathic, metabolic diseases, drug-induced, irradiation, or uveitis., A thorough ocular and systemic examination is essential in such cases to rule out secondary causes.
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