Rupture of anterior lens capsule from blunt ocular injury.


We report 3 cases of blunt trauma causing rupture of the anterior lens capsule with cataract formation. The injuries were caused by a paintball gun, a ball-bearing air pistol, and an aluminum rivet. In all 3 cases, the anterior capsule tears were central and the posterior capsules and zonules intact; uneventful cataract extraction with implantation of an… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrs.2008.11.066


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