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Dislocated Optical Lens

The placement and transparency of an eye lens enable the individual to focus, in providing a clear view, where the light hits the retina.

Situated behind the pupil, the structure shaped as a disk is positioned in place by secure bands of the tissue of the ligament.

When there is a dislocation of the lens, it can move out of position because of weakened or broken ligaments as a result of a healthcare condition, such as Marfan’s syndrome, or the impact from an incident or accident.

Dislocated optical lens normally is a result of major blurring where the vision becomes out of focus or distorted.

The critical nature of the blurring is normally determined by the severity of detachment or dislocation of the lens.


If the lens become detached only partially, the individual may not suffer symptoms that are noticeable. When significant damage happens, however, the colored circular structure of the eye, or the iris, may lose support and start quivering.

Major Eye Injuries

Without appropriate healthcare treatment, an injury that can dislocate lens may be permanent, to cause major impairments that are life-altering.

The majority of critical eye injuries happen from an incident or accident which involves the following: defective product; dangerous toy; exposure to chemicals; vehicle accident for a blunt trauma to inflict the face, eye, or head; workplace accident; and a side-effect from a hazardous prescription medicine, et al.

The condition is irreversible, in practically every kind of dislocated lens injury.


When the victim sustains dislocated optical lens injury, along with retinal detachment or glaucoma, it is usually required to remove lens.

A loss of perfect eyesight can generate changes throughout the remainder of someone’s life.

Minimized eyesight can be catastrophic, where any kind of vision loss needs to be adapted for everyday living at home, and in the workplace.

Victims who have sustained injuries in one or both lenses, in many incidences, have to accept the situation’s reality, and adopt a host of alternative methods to endure many challenges in life.

This usually requires using other senses that include hearing, smell, and a sense of touch rather than eyesight.

Vision impaired can result in an unseen and unexpected turn of events where sight loss or blindness happens from some kind of accident.

Essentially more vulnerable than adults, young children are likely to play with sharp or pointy objects, such as a broken stick; they may even be caught in the crossfire of ejected flying debris from tremors and lawn mowers.

The most typical kinds of eye injuries that entail dislocated lens may occur when involved in the following: accident on a boat; workplace or construction site catastrophe; participation in sports of high-risk; and from a bottle of champagne, a propelled cork.

When an injury is the result of negligent actions of other individuals, the victim usually has the legal right to seek recompense to cover emotional and physical damages.

Cases of dislocated lens accidents can be quite complicated.

Many victims, due to that, will employ attorneys who specialize in cases pertaining to dislocated optical lens to pursue compensation, and hold viable third-parties at-fault for their actions.

Contact us for a free consultation or call Anzalone Law Firm PLLC, at: 603.548.3797.

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