[Ophthalmological side effects of lithium (author's transl)]

Encephale. 1981;7(2):123-8.
[Article in French]


Among the side-effects due to the psychotropic drugs, one knows the ocular lesions, especially those due to major tranquillizers (f.e. opacities in the cornea and the lens). Ocular examination of 73 patients suffering of affective disorders, and receiving lithium salts during several years showed no significant ocular lesions due to the medication.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Eye Diseases / chemically induced*
  • Eye Diseases / diagnosis
  • Humans
  • Lithium / adverse effects*
  • Middle Aged


  • Lithium