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Editorial Spotlight | Nov/Dec 2018

Winners of the 2018 CRST Europe Photo Contest

INTERESTING AND ARTISTIC

YONG KAM, MD
Heart-Shaped Posterior Subcapsular Cataract

1. This photo shows a heart-shaped posterior subcapsular cataract in a pediatric patient with Stickler syndrome.

DANIEL DE SOUZA COSTA, MD
A Spontaneous Displacement of the Lens

2. This photo is of the eye of a 46-year-old woman who presented with displacement of the lens into the anterior chamber with no history of ocular trauma.

GRAND PRIZE WINNER

PATRIK RAJS
Gramophone Record in the Eye

3. This photo is of the eye of a patient with presbyopia who underwent laser cataract surgery. A multifocal IOL was captured with a combination of two vintage Zeiss and Pentax lenses.

RARE AND UNUSUAL

IVO DE CLERCK, MD
Cholesterolosis Bulbi in Von Hippel-Lindau Disease

4. This photo shows the eye of a 23-year-old man with Von Hippel-Lindau disease. Slit-lamp examination revealed numerous free-floating polychromatic crystals and a pseudohypopyon in the anterior chamber. Funduscopy revealed the same polychromatic crystals intravitreally, angiomas along the superior blood vessels, and retinal detachment due to chronic exudation.

JOSE LOPEZ ROCA, MD
Balloons

5. This picture depicts Lisch nodules in the eye of a patient with Von Recklinghausen disease.

GRAND PRIZE WINNER

AARON S. WANG, MD
Fish Tank

6. This picture is of a patient with Down Syndrome who frequently rubs his eye and has significant keratoglobus. This picture was taken just prior to corneal transplantation.

SLIT LAMP

SAJID AHMED, MD
Full-Thickness Calcification of Hydrophilic Acrylic IOL

7. Two years after uneventful phacoemulsification with IOL implantation, Dr. Ahmed performed an IOL exchange with a hydrophobic IOL.

MALLIKARJUN M. HERALGI, MD
Morning Glory IOL

8. The patient in this photo has albinism and has undergone phacoemulsification with IOL implantation in the bag. The entire lens can be observed with retroillumination because of very little iris pigmentation.

GRAND PRIZE WINNER

CHAN-JAN BOND, MBBS, MMed(Ophth)
Spider Web-Like Persistent Pupillary Membrane

9. This eye has a large, thick, persistent pupillary membrane.

SURGICAL COMPLICATIONS

GRAND PRIZE WINNER

MATTHEW FENG, MD
Living on the Edge

10. A scleral-fixated glued IOL is found to be tilted 90° on postoperative day 1.

BRUNO MIOLO, MD
Epithelial Growth After SMILE Surgery

11. A 27-year-old man who underwent small-incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) developed an epithelial ingrowth 7 days postoperative.

MARIANA CASTAÑEDA, MD
IOL Pocket

12. This image shows a subluxated IOL with posterior capsular opacification.

TRAUMA

DANIEL DE SOUZA COSTA, MD
Work Trouble: A Spike in the Eye

13. A 40-year-old man reported a work accident while machining iron. His right eye was penetrated by an 11-mm spike of iron.

SÉBASTIEN GAGNÉ, MD, FRCSC
4-Year Postop Capsular Tension Segment

14. This image shows a capsular tension segment sutured to the sclera 4 years after surgery to remove a traumatic cataract.

GRAND PRIZE WINNER

GABRIEL CAMARGO CORRÉA, MD
Gunpowder

15. This patient was referred to the office after a bomb explosion. The eye was stable despite a gunpowder foreign body in the anterior chamber.

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