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A 23-year-old man with a cystic iris lesion
Digital Journal of Ophthalmology 2008
Volume 14, Number 15
August 1, 2008
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Glenn W. Thompson | William Beaumont Hospital
Steven P. Dunn | Michigan Cornea Consultants
A twenty-three year old man suffered a “ruptured” globe of the left eye after an assault. He did not present for medical care for 2 days, at which time emergent repair of a temporal limbo-scleral wound of the left eye was performed. The patient tolerated the procedure well. Visual acuity OS was 20/25, and intraocular pressure (IOP) was 8 mm Hg OS at post-op week #2. The patient did not return for follow-up for 3 months at which time he complained of a red, painful left eye, and photophobia.