Image of the Month: A Foreign Body
A metallic intraocular foreign body very close to the optic nerve
Aleksandra Jones | | Quick Read
This month’s image shows a metallic intraocular foreign body very close to the optic nerve. It was removed safely, despite initial immediate postop vitreous inflammation, and the patient recovered completely within three weeks, with unaided visual acuity of 20/20.
Credit: Costas H. Karabatsas, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Department of Biomedical Sciences of the University of West Attica, Psachna, Greece.