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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Case Category Index

Case Index: Cataracts


Anterior Chamber Cilium: 81-year-old male with intraocular cilium and dislocated intraocular lens

Capsular Block Syndrome: An Unusual Presentation: 51-year-old pseudophakic female presents with poor vision in the right eye (OD). Fluctuations in vision were first noticed 6 months ago with documented vision as poor as 20/150. She had uneventful cataract surgery 10 years prior with insertion of a Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) intraocular lens (IOL) in the capsular bag.

Cataract Formation after Pars Plana Vitrectomy. Patient referred from the retina service for dense cataract formation three days following pars plana vitrectomy. Due to the rapid onset and severity of the cataract, there was concern for an iatrogenic break in the posterior capsule during vitrectomy. (includes video)

Communication Issues Following a Post Operative Surprise: Blurry Vision Following Cataract Surgery

Diabetic White Cataract: Bilateral white cataracts in a patient with untreated diabetes

Endophthalmitis: 82-year-old male status post phacoemulsification in the left eye with acute decrease in vision

Intraoperative Floppy Iris Syndrome: IFIS presents problems during cataract surgeries by decreasing the size of the work field and increasing the rate of complications such as iris trauma, posterior capsule rupture, and vitreous loss.

Intralenticular Foreign Body: 23-year-old male with staple in the eye

Intraocular Foreign Body: A Classic Case of Metal on Metal Eye Injury

Intraocular Lens "Time Out": A Systems Based Case

Marfan Syndrome: 28-year-old female with Marfan syndrome and decreased vision/glare in both eyes

Morgagnian Cataract: 59-year-old female with decreased vision at distance and near, more so in the right eye than the left and iincreasing difficulty with glare from bright lights at night, seeing road signs, watching television, and reading the newspaper.

Ocular Syphilis Presenting with Posterior Subcapsular Cataract and Optic Disc Edema: bilateral painless progressive vision loss

Persistent Fetal Vasculature: 19-year-old female with a history of amblyopia in the right eye (OD) due to persistent fetal vasculature (PFV) presented to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC), Department of Ophthalmology to re-establish care.

Pembrolizumab (Keytruda®) Induced Uveitis in a Patient with Metastatic Melanoma: 65-year-old male with history of metastatic cutaneous melanoma previously on pembrolizuamb presented to the comprehensive ophthalmology service with blurred vision worse in the left eye for the past 6 months.

Phacoemulsification: Considerations for Astigmatism Management, a tutorial and case

Posterior capsular folds creating a Maddox rod effect following cataract surgery: 73-year-old female presents with glare in the right eye 5 months after cataract surgery

Posterior Polar Cataract. 38-year-old male with blurry distance vision and problems seeing at night and significant glare from oncoming headlights when driving at night.

Toxic Anterior Segment Syndrome (TASS): A System's Based View of a Day in the Life of a Canula

Traumatic Cataract: 11-year-old boy with glass injury to the right eye

True Exfoliation Syndrome: 84-year-old male presented with gradually worsening blurry vision in both eyes (OU), left worse than right, over a period of several years.


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