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Traumatic Cataract: Who Should Do What and Why?

ABSTRACT Damage to the integrity of the crystalline lens proper is a fairly common finding in the context of a serious eye injury. Either because there is no obvious pathology to the vitreous and retina or because the attending ophthalmologist does not suspect their presence, it is often an anterior segment surgeon who deals with the injured lens appreciating it as a routine cataract. A traumatic cataract, however, represents a completely...

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Truth is Stranger Than Fiction: A Tale of Two Nails

ABSTRACT Purpose: To present 2 cases of successful removal of unusually large nails from the eye. Methods: Case 1. A 36-year old male presented with history of injury to left eye. On fundus examination a large IOFB (15 mm long nail) was seen in the vitreous cavity. He underwent Lensectomy, Vitrectomy, IOFB removal and Intra-ocular Lens implantation. Case 2. A 7-year old boy presented with complaints of injury to his left eye. He had a long...

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