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Spontaneous anterior dislocation of a mature cataract following old trauma
  1. Shveta Bansal,
  2. Kasra Taherian
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Preston Hospital, Preston, Lancashire, UK
  1. Correspondence to Shveta Bansal, SpR Ophthalmology, Royal Preston Hospital, 3 Falconwood Chase, Worsley, Manchester M28 1FG, UK; shveta.ophth{at}


We report a case of a patient who incurred spontaneous anterior dislocation of a mature cataract which required prompt surgical removal. Some years previous to this, he had sustained blunt trauma to the eye.

  • Ocular trauma
  • mature cataract
  • dislocation

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