Updated: 12/12/2016

Lens Dislocation

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  • Lens dislocationA 21-year-old man with homocystinuria is noted to have acute vision loss in one eye. Findings on physical exam are shown in the image.
Introduction
  • Lens dislocation can occur with several diseases
  • The direction of dislocation is associated with specific etiologies
    • superior dislocation
      • Marfan syndrome 
    • inferior dislocation
      • homocystinuria
    • variable dislocation
      • Alport's Syndome

 

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