Monthly Archive:: July 2011

Matterhorn lens

Abnormal lens formation: The normal anterior spherical curvature of the lens is replaced by an abnormal conical or spherical forward protrusion, in this case like the famous Swiss Matterhorn. Anterior lenticonus of the right eye of a 71 year-old female patient is shown with no history of kidney disease but the same ocular findings in

Coloboma versus change the color of your eyes

There are those in which the iris is not grown together nicely since birth. The leaf tissue shows a gap (coloboma) like an inferior hole or a keyhole pattern. These patients are often impaired by glare sensation, visual impairment, cataract, glaucoma and retinal changes/detachment (amotio retinae). Such a case of coloboma is described in the