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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 308

“Zorbing ball” cataract

Department of Ophthalmology, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi, India

Date of Web Publication07-Jan-2022

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Dr. Amber A Bhayana
Dr. R. P. Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi - 110 029
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DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_2191_21

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Bhayana AA, Moharana S, Prasad P, Ranjan R. “Zorbing ball” cataract. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2022;2:308

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A 15-year-old otherwise healthy female was incidentally found to have congenital cataracts[1] in both eyes. Morphology showed central nuclear involvement, dense dots with centripetal comet tail-like extensions [Figure 1]a and [Figure 1]b. She had best-corrected visual acuities of 20/30 and 20/40 in right and left eyes, respectively, and was kept on conservative follow-up. We would like to describe this morphology of cataract as “zorbing ball” cataract on account of its resemblance to zorbing ball [Figure 1]c, which is an adventure sport involving sitting inside a rolling ball.
Figure 1: (a) Cataract in right eye- retro and oblique slit-lamp illumination; (b) cataract in left eye- retro and oblique slit-lamp illumination; (c) zorbing ball

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Khokhar SK, Pillay G, Dhull C, Agarwal E, Mahabir M, Aggarwal P. Pediatric cataract. Indian J Ophthalmol 2017;65:1340-9.  Back to cited text no. 1
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