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Spherophakia - the heredo-familial anomaly of development representing formation of spherical shape of a crystalline lens.

Строение хрусталика в норме

The structure of a crystalline lens is normal

Spherophakia symptoms:

The crystalline lens at the same time is sharply reduced, has spherical shape. At central position the spherical crystalline lens can be restrained in a pupil, causing secondary glaucoma.

At inborn defects of a choroid and iris the lens coloboma can develop. As a rule, it is located in the lower segment of a crystalline lens.

Spherophakia reasons:

The syndrome has a hereditary etiology.

Treatment of the Spherophakia:

Pathogenetic treatment does not exist, carry out a symptomatic treatment.

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