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General Ophthalmology Quiz 11
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Yichieh Shiuey, MD | Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School

June 1, 1998
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Figure 1
Figures 1-2. These are the slitlamp photographs of a young man with a history of a corneal laceration and traumatic cataract due to a high speed metallic foreign body. He underwent simultaneous corneal laceration repair, phacoemulsification, and placement of a posterior chamber sulcus fixated lens. Two months after presentation his vision in this eye was 20/20 with spectacle correction.
Figure 2
1. What radiologic studies would be helpful in the initial evaluation of a patient with a suspected metallic intraocular foreign body?
2. What types of prophylaxis against infection should be considered in a patient with an open globe injury?
3. When should primary removal of a traumatic cataract be considered?
4. When can simultaneous REPAIR of corneal laceration, removal of traumatic cataract, and placement of a PCIOL be considered?
5. When should sutures FROM the corneal laceration wound be removed?
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