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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

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Subconjunctival metallic foreign body

Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD

Photographer: Toni Venckus, CRA

This patient presented with a subconjunctival metallic foreign body after working on metal without safety glasses. The foreign body was removed at the slit lamp.

metallic foeign body in subconj area

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last updated: 1/21/2015