Anterior segment involvement in antipsychotics - an unusual
Anti-psychotics used for treatment of psychiatric disorders can have various ocular side effects.

Published in the Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology, the authors report a case of advanced capsular and sub-capsular lenticular opacities in a 58 year old male that was secondary to long term chlorpromazine use. The deposits persisted after discontinuation of the drug.

There were however no associated deposits on the cornea. This case highlights the rare occurrence of lenticular deposits without associated corneal involvement. Periodic eye examination of patients on long term antipsychotic drugs is necessary. A timely discontinuation of the offending drug may arrest further progression.

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