Types of cataract

Blue Dot cataract-MC congenital cataract.

Posterior Subcapsular cataract-Radiation catact,steroid induced cataract.

Sunflower Cataract-Chalcosis/Wilson’s disease.

Rosette cataract-Traumatic cataract.Vossius ring also seen.

Christmas tree cataract-Myotonic dystrophy.

Glass Bowlers cataract-Heat,IR rays.

Oil drop cataract – Galactosemia(Galactitol accumulates)

Snowflake cataract- Dibetes Mellitus(Sorbitol accumulates)

Zonular/Lamellar cataract-Hypocalcemia,riders seen.

Nuclear cataract-second sight

Complicated cataract-Uveitis,Polychromatic lustre,bread crumb appearance.

After cataract- Posterior capsule opacification,Elschnig’s pearls,Sommering’s ring.

Anterior Lenticonus-ALports syndrome

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