Accordioning Crystalline Lens

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    dislocated crystalline lens
    Jason S. Calhoun, Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Florida
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    Photo slit lamp biomicroscope
    71-year-old male complained of blurred vision in the left eye. VA 20/40, right eye and 20/400, left eye without correction. Slit lamp exam shows Crystalline lens in both eyes. Right eye IOL is aligned and centered. Left eye shows an accordion of the crystalline lens. Retro Illumination shows the IOL bent inward in the left eye. There was a 6-diopter difference of astigmatism between the right and left eye. Patient will have surgery to correct the issue.

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