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Abstract :

We describe a case of acquired anterior staphyloma in a 9 year old patient who had ocular trauma 3 years back. Ocular trauma is the most common cause of unilateral blindness in children (1). A 9 year old patient presented to Jawaharlal nehru medical college, wardha with history of whitish grey swelling of of left eye since 3 years following an event of fingernail trauma. On examination, visual acuity of left eye was 1/6 and that of right eye was 6/6. Examination revealed anterior staphyloma of left eye and posterior examination of the left eye could not be done. After 1 year of injurypatient had developed cataract for which clear lens extraction with ACIOL implantation was done. Now the patient was followed up for management of anterior staphyloma of left eye.