- Liquefying lens cortex
- Sunken brownish nucleus
- Flecks of calcium salt deposits on the anterior capsule
- Dense capsular opacities can be from epithelial hypertrophy
- May undergone spontaneous rupture to the anterior chamber, causing inflammatory reaction which is known as phacoanaphyllaxis uveitis
- May also be complicated with phacolytic glaucoma as the inflammatory cells become trapped in trabecular meshwork and obstructed the filtration flow of the aqueous humor
- B-scan ultrasound study to rule out complicated co-existing intraocular diseases.
- Cataract extraction.