University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Session 3: Oral Exam Potential Question

4) During cataract surgery, you know that the conjunctiva is ballooning up around you.  What is the cause of this and what can you do about it?


A) Cause: Creation of the temporal wound or paracentesis too close to the limbus

B) Solution: Make a small peritomy near the wound

last updated: 9/11/2013
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