A principal feature of uncontrolled homocystinuria is subluxation of the crystalline lens; this is bilateral and approximately symmetrical, and can progress to a total dislocation of the lens
into the vitreous.
Champagne cork mishaps can lead to a variety of serious eye injuries, including rupture of the eye wall, acute glaucoma, retinal detachment, ocular bleeding, dislocation of the lens
, and damage to the eye's bone structure.
Simple ectopia lentis, a bilateral, symmetric dislocation of the lens
generally occurring in mid-life, can be found in isolation or associated with glaucoma.