|Year : 2022 | Volume
| Issue : 3 | Page : 845
Post-traumatic lens neovascularization
Pawan Prasher, Ravi K Sandhu
Department of Ophthalmology, Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Amritsar, Punjab, India
|Date of Web Publication||16-Jul-2022|
Dr. Pawan Prasher
Department of Ophthalmology, Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Vallah, Amritsar - 143 501, Punjab
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Prasher P, Sandhu RK. Post-traumatic lens neovascularization. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2022;2:845
A 26-year-old male presented with whiteness and no perception of light in his right eye one year after sustaining blunt trauma. Slit-lamp examination revealed a fixed, dilated pupil and fronds of blood vessels encroaching radially from angle onto anterior capsule of a yellowish white cataractous lens [Figure 1]. He was advised rehabilitation with a cosmetic contact lens.
|Figure 1: Slit-lamp examination revealed a fixed, dilated pupil and fronds of blood vessels encroaching radially from angle onto anterior capsule of a yellowish white cataractous lens|
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Human crystalline lens is an avascular structure with an anti-angiogenesis mechanism which inhibits neovascularization. Intraocular inflammation and trauma to lens capsule, however, rarely result in obliteration of angle and induce hypoxia of lens leading to ingrowth of fibrovascular membrane over lens capsule.,, Other causes of lens neovascularization reported in literature include proliferative diabetes retinopathy, retinal detachment, argon laser trabeculoplasty, and idiopathic.,
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