The Ophthalmology Unit, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.
The Ophthalmology Department, SarawakGeneralHospital,
Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.
Photo by Professor Chua
This young man was hit
in his left eye by a flying metallic foreign body while welding. His
vision dropped to hand movement as a result of traumatic cataract.
Slit-lamp examination revealed an area of iris perforation in the
inferonasal region and the CT scan showed intraocular foreign body in
the globe. He underwent simultaneous cataract surgery and vitrectomy to
remove the foreign body.
Left inferonasal iris perforation.
Close-up view of the iris
CT scan showed intraocular foreign
body in the left globe.