Home Print this page Email this page Users Online: 83
Home About us Editorial board Search Ahead of print Current issue Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
BRIEF COMMUNICATION
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 136-138

Posterior-segment intraocular foreign body removal preserving intraocular lens – A novel technique


Department of Retina, Matashree Netralaya, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Chahveer Singh Bindra
E-4/158 Arera Colony, Bhopal - 462 016, Madhya Pradesh
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jcor.jcor_153_20

Rights and Permissions

We report a case presenting with corneal tear with vitreous incarceration with intraocular foreign body (IOFB) impacted in the retina following hammer chisel injury. Following anterior-segment repair and anterior vitrectomy, standard 23G pars plana vitrectomy was performed, and impacted foreign body was released. Metallic IOFB was retrieved with the help of 23G magnet just behind the intraocular lens (IOL) following which serrated forceps was used for grasping. 23G magnet was now used via limbal incision to retrieve the foreign body in the anterior chamber through the preexisting posterior capsular rent. After stabilization of the anterior chamber with viscoelastic injection, IOFB extraction was done with the help of serrated forceps by extending the side port. This surgical technique appears to be safe and effective for retrieving fragile, slippery, large IOFB without explanting the IOL and extension of scleral incision with prompt recovery.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed166    
    Printed4    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded25    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal