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Penetrating Ocular Fishhook Injury

Type: Surgical Videos
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Original Contributor(s): Diana M. Laura, MD; Humberto Salazar, III, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Laura, Salazar

Stickler Syndrome

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Lediana Goduni, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Guillermo Amescua, MD; Audina M. Berrocal, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Amescua, Berrocal, Goduni
Stickler Syndrome This presentation describes a teenage patient who presented with bilateral retinal detachments. He has a strong family history of Stickler Syndrome. Additionally, there is a family history of multiple types of cancers, specifically GI cancers. The patient underwent an exam under a…

Corneal Decompensation

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Caroline L. Lieux, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Sander R. Dubovy, MD; Anat Galor, MD, MSPH
Presenter/Faculty: Dubovy, Galor, Lieux
Corneal Decompensation Corneal decompensation in the setting of glaucoma surgery is a complex entity that is poorly understood. Endothelial cell loss occurs from both the glaucoma itself and from the placement of intraocular glaucoma devices. This decline in endothelial cells occurs via direct and …

Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Victor H. Banda, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Sander R. Dubovy, MD; Carol L. Karp, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Banda, Dubovy, Karp
Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia A patient presented to BPEI for a cornea evaluation with blurred vision, foreign body sensation and redness for 1 year duration. The exam was notable for visual acuity of 20/150 in the right eye. Intraocular pressure was 8 in the right eye, Slit lamp exam was most …

Kaposi's Sarcoma of the Conjunctiva

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Flavius Beca, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Sander R. Dubovy, MD; Carol L. Karp, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Beca, Dubovy, Karp
Kaposi's Sarcoma of the Conjunctiva A patient presented to the BPEI Emergency Room with a painless red eye for the past 3 months. Past medical history was limited to a recent hospitalization for a complicated pneumonia and a new diagnosis of HIV. Examination of the eye revealed an elevated, vascula…

Penetrating Ocular Fishhook Injury

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Humberto Salazar, III, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Harry W. Flynn, Jr., MD; Nicolas A. Yannuzzi, MD
Discussant(s): Diana M. Laura, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Flynn, Laura, Salazar, Yannuzzi
Penetrating Ocular Fishhook Injury A patient with a history of stroke, hypertension, and pseudophakia of both eyes, presented with eye trauma while fishing without protective eyewear. While reeling in, his fishhook flew out of the water and hit him in the right eye. On presentation, his right eye v…

Epithelial Downgrowth

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Erin Ong, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Sander R. Dubovy, MD; Carol L. Karp, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Dubovy, Karp, Ong
Epithelial Downgrowth A patient with a history of bilateral corneal transplants, glaucoma drainage device, and iris cysts presented with gradually decreasing vision after surgical removal of the cyst and cataract surgery in that eye. The patient was diagnosed with epithelial downgrowth and underwen…

High Myopia

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Hannah Muniz Castro, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Sonia H. Yoo, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Muniz Castro, Yoo
High Myopia A patient presented to BPEI for laser vision correction. Manifest refraction revealed high myopia with spherical equivalent -9.75 diopters in both eyes. Anterior and posterior segment exam were normal. Tomography imaging showed minimal astigmatism, pachymetry of 557 OD and 566 OS, and n…

Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Xuemin "Rosie" Zhang, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Guillermo Amescua, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Amescua, Zhang
Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency We report a case of severe unilateral chemical-thermal injury complicated by total limbal stem cell deficiency and symblepharon, treated with Simple Limbal Epithelial Transplantation (SLET) combined with conjunctival autografting (CAG). We used an autologous limbal biops…

Implantable Collamer Lens

Type: Surgical Videos
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Original Contributor(s): Hannah Muniz Castro, MD; Sonia H. Yoo, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Muniz Castro, Yoo

Artificial Iris

Type: Surgical Videos
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Original Contributor(s): Rahul Singh Tonk, MD; Elaine Zhou, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Tonk, Zhou

Traumatic Aniridia

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Elaine Zhou, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Rahul Singh Tonk, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Tonk, Zhou
Traumatic Aniridia A patient with past ocular history of penetrating screwdriver trauma to the left globe presents with debilitating glare symptoms and poor vision. The patient has a previous surgical history of primary corneal laceration repair and lensectomy with subsequent reconstruction with sc…

Interface Fluid Syndrome

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Gina Shetty, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Ellen Koo, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Koo, Shetty
Interface Fluid Syndrome A patient with a past ocular history of LASIK underwent ACIOL removal and cataract surgery. After surgery the patient was noted to have persistent corneal edema with LASIK flap haze. Anterior segment OCT was performed which showed fluid in the LASIK interface, consistent wi…

Acquired Corneal Subepithelial Hypertrophy

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Angelica G. Ortiz, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Ellen Koo, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Koo, Ortiz
Acquired Corneal Subepithelial Hypertrophy A patient presented to the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute with decreasing vision in her right eye several months after having a penetrating keratoplasty for ruptured radial keratotomy incisions. Her exam was notable for visual acuity of 20/60 in the right eye…

Conjunctival Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Keratoacanthoma Type

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Jonathan D. Tijerina, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Sander R. Dubovy, MD; Carol L. Karp, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Dubovy, Karp, Tijerina
Conjunctival Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Keratoacanthoma Type A patient presented with a rapidly enlarging lesion of the nasal conjunctiva of the left eye. The past ocular history was significant only for bilateral surgical removal of cataracts with intraocular lens placement. The patient had a past m…

Acquired Corneal Subepithelial Hypertrophy (ACSH)

Type: Ophthalmic Images
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Original Contributor(s): Ellen Koo, MD; Angelica G. Ortiz, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Koo, Ortiz

A patient with acquired corneal subepithelial hypertrophy (ACSH) following history of penetrating keratoplasty. Slit lamp photo of the right eye is most notable for a temporal area of white, crescent-shaped, elevated corneal opacity.

Keratoacanthoma

Type: Ophthalmic Images
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Original Contributor(s): Humberto Salazar, III, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Salazar

Keratoacanthoma

Infectious Scleritis

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Hannah Muniz Castro, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Guillermo Amescua, MD; Carol L. Karp, MD; David T. Tse, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Amescua, Castro, Karp, Tse
Infectious Scleritis An elderly patient presented to BPEI with 7 days of decreased vision and pain in the left eye. Visual acuity was hand motion and exam revealed a localized area of scleral necrosis and suppuration. B scan showed a very small and shallow ciliochoroidal detachment. Cultures of the…

Acanthamoeba Keratitis

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Angela J. Verkade, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Sander R. Dubovy, MD; Carol L. Karp, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Dubovy, Karp, Verkade
Acanthamoeba Keratitis Acanthamoeba keratitis, while an uncommon form of keratitis, is important to recognize and treat aggressively. Unfortunately, due to its encysted form, acanthamoeba is not only difficult to diagnose with standards methods of culture, but it is also very resistant to treatment…

Acanthamoeba Keratitis with Radial Perineuritis

Type: Ophthalmic Images
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Original Contributor(s): Ann V. Quan, MD; Nimesh A. Patel, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Quan, Patel

White linear radial stromal haze caused by infiltration and inflammation of the corneal nerves by the amoeba.