Lens Subluxation

Lens subluxation refers to the partial displacement of the eye lens, where the lens still remains within the lens space. Cataract surgery and trauma are the most common causes of lens subluxation. Marked astigmatism, decreased vision, and monocular diplopia are the common symptoms of this condition. Lens extraction may be necessary only if the condition causes significant vision loss.

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I am a 25-year-female with ectopia lentis, and in recent months, I have felt pain and irritation in my eyes on wearing contact lenses. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 25 years old female. I have ectopia lentis due to a genetic cause, and I am myopic. I wear heavy glasses and contact lenses. My doctors denied doing surgery to fix the subluxation of the natural lens. A few months ago, I felt irritation in one eye due to wearing contact lenses. It...  Read Full »


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Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you have good vision with spectacles and contact lenses, surgery for ectopia lentis can be denied. Since you are wearing contact lenses, you must strictly adhere to good hygienic practices as any breach can lead to corneal infection and dry eyes. Are you using daily...  Read Full »

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