Subluxated Lens

Subluxated Lens 

  • Partial displacement of lens from its normal position.

Clinical features:

  • Symptoms:
    • Asymptomatic
    • Marked astigmatism
    • Decreased vision
    • Monocular diplopia
  • Signs:
    • Portion of the lens presents in the pupillary area
    • Iridodenesis (tremulous iris)
  • Causes include congenital or acquired (trauma).
  • Associated conditions: Marfan's syndrome, homocystinuria, aniridia and Weill-Marchesani syndrome.