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Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome, Cogan-Reese/Iris Nevus Syndrome Subtype with Secondary Angle Closure Glaucoma

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Jonathan D. Tijerina, MD, MA
Faculty Discussant(s): Guillermo Amescua, MD; Elena Bitrian, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Amescua, Bitrian, Tijerina
Iridocorneal Endothelial (ICE) Syndrome, Cogan-Reese/Iris Nevus Syndrome Subtype with Secondary Angle Closure Glaucoma A patient presented with a 3-day history of unilateral worsening eye pain, blurry vision and irregular pupil in the right eye. Found to have elevated IOP at an outside facility and…

Granular Corneal Dystrophy

Type: Ophthalmic Images
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Original Contributor(s): Benjamin R. Lin, MD; Angela Y. Zhu, MD, MBA
Presenter/Faculty: Lin, Zhu

Case of granular dystrophy treated with penetrating keratoplasty.

Lisch Corneal Dystrophy

Type: Ophthalmic Images
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Original Contributor(s): Carol L. Karp, MD; Lily Zhang, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Karp, Zhang

Slit lamp photo of biopsy proven Lisch Corneal dystrophy.

Iridocorneal Endothelial (ICE) Syndrome, Cogan-Reese/Iris Nevus Syndrome Subtype

Type: Ophthalmic Images
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Original Contributor(s): Guillermo Amescua, MD; Elena Bitrian, MD; Jonathan D. Tijerina, MD, MA
Presenter/Faculty: Amescua, Bitrian, Tijerina

Slit lamp examination discloses corneal endothelial irregularity, trace MCCE, iridocorneal touch with high PAS at 1:00, 3:00, 6:00 and 9:30, pigmented nodules, and correctopia in the right eye.

Smooth Muscle Hamartoma

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Yoseph Sayegh, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Nathan W. Blessing, MD; Sander R. Dubovy, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Blessing, Dubovy, Sayegh
Smooth Muscle Hamartoma Our patient presented due to a one-year history of a slowly growing conjunctival lesion. A large, red, non-tender lesion of the right bulbar conjunctiva was identified on examination. It did not improve after several weeks of medical management with steroids. He had no previ…

Congenital Hereditary Endothelial Dystrophy

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Margaret Wang French, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Ta Chen Peter Chang, MD; Angela Y. Zhu, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Chang, Wang, Zhu
Congenital Hereditary Endothelial Dystrophy A young patient presented with progressive “eye color changes” noted for at least 2 years. Her parents also noted increasing photophobia and her eyes turning inwards for extended periods of time. Her exam was notable for best corrected visual acuity o…

Sarcoidosis

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Crystal Zhang, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Sander R. Dubovy, MD; Ellen Koo, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Dubovy, Koo, Zhang
Sarcoidosis A patient with past medical history, recently diagnosed Sjogren’s syndrome, connective tissue disease, psoriasis, eczema, and past ocular history of dry eyes, epiretinal membrane, ocular hypertension, cataracts presented with bilateral itchiness and foreign body sensation. She had con…

Alternaria Keratitis

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Paula A. Sepulveda-Beltran, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Guillermo Amescua, MD; Jean-Marie Parel, Ing.ETS-G, PhD, FARVO
Presenter/Faculty: Amescua, Parel, Sepulveda-Beltran
Alternaria Keratitis A patient with a history of a failed DMEK who required a DSAEK, was referred to the BPEI's cornea department after a 1-month history of culture-confirmed Alternaria keratitis that developed after the DSAEK. The ulcer progressed despite topical and systemic antifungal treatment.…

Bilateral Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Piero Carletti, BS
Faculty Discussant(s): Guillermo Amescua, MD
Discussant(s): Victor L. Perez, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Amescua, Carletti, Perez
Bilateral Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency Ocular burns are ophthalmic emergencies that can lead to severe long-lasting visual morbidity and disability. The prognosis for visual recovery is largely determined by the degree of ocular tissue damage on initial presentation, especially the extent of limbal …

Corneal Neurotization

Type: Surgical Videos
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Original Contributor(s): Guillermo Amescua, MD; Elli Park, MD; Andrew J. Rong, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Amescua, Park, Rong

Traumatic Iris Tear

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Flavius Beca, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Elena Bitrian, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Beca, Bitrian
Traumatic Iris Tear A patient presented to the ER with traumatic cataract, blown pupil, and hyphema. During follow up, noted to have a cyclodialysis cleft with subsequent closure and elevation in intra-ocular pressure. The patient failed medical management of the elevated pressure. The patient requ…

Lisch Corneal Dystrophy

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Lily Zhang, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Sander R. Dubovy, MD; Carol L. Karp, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Dubovy, Karp, Zhang
Lisch Corneal Dystrophy A patient presented with blurry vision in the left eye and was found to have a pigmented superficial corneal lesion which showed hyperreflectivity without thickening on the AS-OCT. The lesion was biopsied and confirmed to be Lisch corneal dystrophy on pathology. The lesion r…

Kaposi's Sarcoma

Type: Ophthalmic Images
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Original Contributor(s): Flavius Beca, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Beca

Kaposi's sarcoma of the conjunctiva.

OSSN Masquerading as a Pinguecula/Severe Dry Eye

Type: Ophthalmic Images
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Original Contributor(s): Victor H. Banda, MD; Sander R. Dubovy, MD; Carol L. Karp, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Banda, Dubovy, Karp
Patient presents with unilateral blurred vision, foreign body sensation and redness. Picture on the right shows gelatinous pinguecula at limbal location 4 clock hour, corneal surface with significant PEE. Picture on the left is HR-OCT that shows thickened and hyperreflective epithelium with abrupt …

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…