|Year : 2023 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 627
A conspicuous Weigert ligament
Abhijeet Beniwal1, Rahul Kumar Bafna2, Vijay Gopal Raju Ch2
1 Dr. R.P. Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Ophthalmology, Visakha Eye Hospital, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
|Date of Web Publication||28-Apr-2023|
Rahul Kumar Bafna
Visakha Eye Hospital, Visakhapatnam - 530 017, Andhra Pradesh
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|How to cite this article:|
Beniwal A, Bafna RK, Raju Ch VG. A conspicuous Weigert ligament. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2023;3:627
A 25-year-old female came for routine checkup at a tertiary care center. Patient had 20/20 best corrected visual acuity with − 5 D prescription of glasses bilaterally and normal intraocular pressure. On slit-lamp examination, the Weigert ligament of the patient could be seen in a ring shape [Figure 1]a and in the slit too [Figure 1]b. The fundus was normal bilaterally. The finding was further confirmed on anterior segment optical coherence tomography [Figure 1]c and [Figure 1]d. Weigert ligament is an 8–9 mm circular zone of adhesion between the vitreous gel and the posterior lens capsule. It is usually not conspicuous.
|Figure 1: (a) Right eye of the patient showing ring-shaped border of Weigert ligament behind the lens in diffuse illumination. (b) Left eye of the patient in slit illumination showing conspicuous space behind the lens and its well-defined borders. (c) ASOCT of the right eye showing Weigert ligament behind the lens and its “attachment” to the posterior lens capsule. (d) ASOCT of the left eye showing Weigert ligament behind the lens and its attachment to the posterior lens capsule. ASOCT = anterior segment optical coherence tomography|
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