Cataract

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Retinal detachment?

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male

Eye US

Ultrasound

Typical features of cataract affecting the lens in the left eye. Note diffuse thickening of the wall and increased echogenicity of the lens. The eyes are otherwise normal on ultrasound.

Case Discussion

Cataract is an opacification or thickening of the lens within the globe and is the leading cause of blindness in the world.

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