BLOG: Surgical challenges in the management of lens coloboma

The term coloboma is derived from the Greek word “Koloboma,” which means “hole.” Coloboma of lens is usually unilateral, but in some cases bilateral and double coloboma may be present. The zonules may be mal-developed, which may be due either to typically incomplete closure of the optic vesicle, or to persistent remnants of fibrovascular sheath of the lens interfering with development of zonules.

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