University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor: Amanda Maltry, MD

Category: Cataract

Morgagnian Cataract

[WM-Field: Diagnosis]

Morgagnian Cataract

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59-year-old female with decreased vision secondary to Morgagnian cataract. See Related EyeRounds case:

Maltry AC, Kitzmann AS. Morgagnian cataract. January 13, 2012; Available from

A Morgagnian cataract is one that has crossed the state of maturity and has become "hypermature".

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last updated: 07-7-2012