EyeRounds Photo Quiz #4
Compiled by Justin Risma, MD
Q19: What's the cause for decreased vision in this patient?
A19: There is a droplet of silicone oil adherent to the posterior surface of a silicone oil intraocular lens (IOL).
Q20: How is it treated?
A20: IOL exchange with or without silicone oil removal.
Q21: How is it prevented?
A21: Avoid the use of silicone IOLs in patients who have had or are at high risk of needing a vitrectomy.