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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 54-55

Electric cataract: a report of two cases and a review of the literature


Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, PGIMS, Rohtak, India

Correspondence Address:
Nikunj Bhatt
MS Ophthalmology, A/12, Dignity, Mogallane, Mahim, Mumbai
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/JCRS.JCRS_6_16

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We report two cases of electrical cataract developing after a high-voltage electric shock. Both patients had undergone cataract extraction and posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation, both of them achieved visual acuity of 6/6. Most of the times outcomes after the cataract surgeries are excellent provided that other ocular structures are undamaged. Anterior subcapsular opacity may hamper the lens nutrition and lead to cataract formation.


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