University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Mature Cataract, Very Poor View

Contributor: Matthew S. Ward, MD

84-year-old Micronesian woman, only able to see hand motions in each eye due to bilateral mature cataracts, bilateral dense superior lipid keratopathy, and extensive limbal stem cell deficiency with scarring after traditional herbal treatment for conjunctivitis in Micronesia. Exact etiology of scarring uncertain.

last updated: 2/5/2013
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