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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

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A 17-year-old male complains of intermittent blurred vision and has had mildly elevated IOP. He sustained an open globe injury at age 11 with subsequent repair, IOL placement, and pars plana vitrectomy for tractional retinal detachment. He reported intermittent visual blurring and had mildly elevated intraocular pressure.

What is causing his symptoms?

Incomplete removal of perfluorocarbon liquids after retinal detachment repair

What problems are known to occur secondary to this condition?

Inflammation, secondary glaucoma, and corneal toxicity

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last updated: 06/22/2014
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