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Anterior lenticonus

Last revised by Daniel J Bell on 3 Sep 2019

Anterior lenticonus is present when the anterior surface of the ocular lens assumes a conical shape.

Epidemiology

It can be unilateral or bilateral. Bilateral anterior lenticonus is associated with Alport syndrome.

Clinical presentation

Decreased visual activity and irregular refraction that cannot be corrected by either spectacle or contact lenses.

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