Photo Quiz: February 2021
See how well you compare to other ophthalmologists by answering these 4 photo quiz questions.
This is a fundus photograph of the left eye in a 66-year-old woman. She notes progressive vision loss in both eyes over many years. She has a long-standing history of Lupus that is being treated with medications. The right eye has similar retinal findings to the left eye.
What is your diagnosis based on the image and patient history provided?
This is a fundus photograph of the right eye in a 12 year old boy. He notes recent onset of vision changes in his right eye only (vision OD 20/50 OS 20/20). His mother states that his vision has declined ever since he has been playing with his new cat. His retinal exam was classic for this diagnosis and prompted further history questioning which confirmed etiology (staring into laser pointer, he was using it to play with cat so cat would chase the light beam).
A 41-year-old patient with a refraction of -4.00 diopters sphere OU desires refractive surgery. He reports an eye injury from cutting ceramic tile 10 years ago. The eye is normal other than a sliver of white foreign body in the posterior, paracentral cornea. The foreign body is 719 um long, and there are 335 microns between the epithelium and anterior point of the foreign body. Descemet’s is intact.
Which method of refractive surgery would be the best option?
A 42-year-old patient is referred for recurrent erosion syndrome after several bouts of painful epithelial erosion. His refraction has been changing. His anterior segment photo is provided.
Which is most likely true about his refraction?
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