Channels: General | Posted 7/3/2014
The patient is a 37-year old African American gentleman with a 17-year history of chronic idiopathic panuveitis. His visual acuity was HM OD, with pre-phthsis bulbi; 20/100 OS secondary to an occlusive pupillary membrane obstructing the visual axis through his IOL. Intraocular inflammation OS was controlled with medical therapy. Surgical removal of the pupillary membrane, which was multilayered, resulted in improved vision to 20/50 one week after surgery.