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A sparkling cataract

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: (Published 10 January 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:k5212
  1. Zhenzhen Liu, ophthalmologist,
  2. Lixia Luo, professor of ophthalmology
  1. State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
  1. Correspondence to L Luo luolixia{at}

Ophthalmoscope and slit lamp examination of a 73 year old man with progressive vision loss in his left eye showed an age related cataract and “sparkling” crystals in the lens (fig 1) …

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