eye foreign bodies

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Summary: Inanimate objects that become enclosed in the eye.

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  1. Stangos A, Pournaras C, Petropoulos I. Occult anterior-chamber metallic fragment post-phacoemulsification masquerading as chronic recalcitrant postoperative inflammation. Am J Ophthalmol. 2005;139:541-2 pubmed
    ..To report a case of an occult, metallic, anterior-chamber intraocular foreign body after uneventful phacoemulsification that was masquerading as chronic recalcitrant postoperative inflammation...
  2. Lin H, Wang H, Lai Y. Occult plastic intravitreal foreign body retained for 30 years: a case report. Kaohsiung J Med Sci. 2006;22:529-33 pubmed
    ..This case reminded us that we should be alert to an occult IOFB in the event of ocular trauma, even if none had been detected during prior imaging examinations...
  3. Adesanya O, Dawkins D. Intraorbital wooden foreign body (IOFB): mimicking air on CT. Emerg Radiol. 2007;14:45-9 pubmed
  4. Erakgun T, Egrilmez S. Prognostic factors in vitrectomy for posterior segment intraocular foreign bodies. J Trauma. 2008;64:1034-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the prognostic factors influencing outcome after the removal of retained posterior segment intraocular foreign bodies (IOFBs) by pars plana vitrectomy...
  5. Yildirim N, Kabadere E, Ermis Z. Perforating corneal injury with a fish hook. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2008;39:137-9 pubmed
    ..Under general anesthesia, the shank of the fish hook was cut and the hook was advanced and released. The observation of fly fishing is accompanied by risk similar to participation. Management is guided by the peculiarities of the injury...
  6. Eisemann J, Carkeet A, Swann P. Large interface particles from LASIK surgery. Clin Exp Optom. 2006;89:253-6 pubmed
    ..The aetiology and possible sequelae of the particles and scar are discussed...
  7. Lee W, Park S, Park T, Kim H, Ohn Y. Mature cataract and lens-induced glaucoma associated with an asymptomatic intralenticular foreign body. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2007;33:550-2 pubmed
    ..Postoperative visual acuity, ocular status, and electroretinographic findings indicated that the crystalline lens served as a natural barrier to irreversible intraocular toxicity...
  8. Yamashita K, Noguchi T, Mihara F, Yoshiura T, Togao O, Yoshikawa H, et al. An intraorbital wooden foreign body: description of a case and a variety of CT appearances. Emerg Radiol. 2007;14:41-3 pubmed
    ..It is concluded that wooden foreign bodies can display a variety of CT appearances depending on materials, types, coating, and time-course...
  9. Wickham L, Xing W, Bunce C, Sullivan P. Outcomes of surgery for posterior segment intraocular foreign bodies--a retrospective review of 17 years of clinical experience. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2006;244:1620-6 pubmed
    ..To assess whether improvement in vitreo-retinal surgical techniques over the past 17 years has resulted in an improvement in the outcome of these patients...

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  1. Chang Y, Jeong Y, Ko B. A case of an asymptomatic intralenticular foreign body. Korean J Ophthalmol. 2008;22:272-5 pubmed publisher
    ..During this time he did not experience any ocular dysfunction due to the foreign body. Mowing accidents are common in Korea. Despite the absence of symptoms, patients reporting a history of lawn mowing should be thoroughly examined...
  2. Woodcock M, Scott R, Huntbach J, Kirkby G. Mass and shape as factors in intraocular foreign body injuries. Ophthalmology. 2006;113:2262-9 pubmed
  3. Colyer M, Weber E, Weichel E, Dick J, Bower K, Ward T, et al. Delayed intraocular foreign body removal without endophthalmitis during Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. Ophthalmology. 2007;114:1439-47 pubmed
  4. Chaudhry I, Shamsi F, Al Harthi E, Al Theeb A, Elzaridi E, Riley F. Incidence and visual outcome of endophthalmitis associated with intraocular foreign bodies. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2008;246:181-6 pubmed
    ..To determine the risk factors and visual outcome of endophthalmitis associated with traumatic intraocular foreign body (IOFB) removal and its allied management...
  5. Yeh S, Colyer M, Weichel E. Current trends in the management of intraocular foreign bodies. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2008;19:225-33 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this article is to present the recent literature on the preoperative assessment, intraoperative management and postoperative care of patients with intraocular foreign bodies and present a management algorithm...
  6. Kiss S, Vavvas D. 25-gauge transconjunctival sutureless pars plana vitrectomy for the removal of retained lens fragments and intraocular foreign bodies. Retina. 2008;28:1346-51 pubmed publisher
  7. Dhawahir Scala F, Kamal A. Intralenticular foreign body: a D-Day reminder. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2005;33:659-60 pubmed
    ..Following such a long period of time the patient has not experienced any significant cataract formation or compromised ocular function due to the foreign body...
  8. Rishi P, Agarwal M, Mahajan S, Rishi E. Management of intralenticular caterpillar setae. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2008;56:437-8 pubmed
  9. Wu T, Kung Y, Sheu S, Yang C. Lens siderosis resulting from a tiny missed intralenticular foreign body. J Chin Med Assoc. 2009;72:42-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The patient's visual acuity improved from 6/20 to 6/6 on the next day. A patient suspected to have intraocular foreign body should be followed-up closely; it is better to remove the foreign body before siderosis bulbi occurs...
  10. Sukhija J, Bandyopadhyay S, Ram J, Bansal S, Das P, Brar G. Unusual intraorbital foreign body: a case report. Ann Ophthalmol (Skokie). 2006;38:145-7 pubmed
    ..Sometimes these injuries are associated with retained intraorbital foreign body. We report herein for the first time a child who had an open globe injury with a retained unusually large intraorbital foreign body (iron nut)...
  11. Bai H, Yao L, Meng X, Wang Y, Wang D. Visual outcome following intraocular foreign bodies: a retrospective review of 5-year clinical experience. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2011;21:98-103 pubmed
    ..To determine the main prognostic factors related to final visual acuity (VA) after intraocular ocular foreign body (IOFB) extraction...
  12. Krimmel M, Cornelius C, Stojadinovic S, Hoffmann J, Reinert S. Wooden foreign bodies in facial injury: a radiological pitfall. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2001;30:445-7 pubmed
    ..Its attenuation value increases with time as water is absorbed from the surrounding tissues. Although the radiological appearance may show a great variety, CT imaging is the basic diagnostic technique. MRI is the method of second choice...
  13. Luo Y, Wang Z, Lin X, Hu S. Removal of intralenticular magnetic foreign bodies with intraocular magnet. Yan Ke Xue Bao. 2003;19:142-5 pubmed
    ..To investigate the possibility of conservation of the lens after removal of intralenticular magnetic foreign bodies with intraocular magnet...
  14. Dass A, Ferrone P, Chu Y, Esposito M, Gray L. Sensitivity of spiral computed tomography scanning for detecting intraocular foreign bodies. Ophthalmology. 2001;108:2326-8 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine whether 3-mm computed tomography (CT) cuts are equivalent to 1-mm CT cuts for detecting small intraocular foreign bodies (IOFBs)...
  15. Fogla R, Rao S, Anand A, Madhavan H. Insect wing case: unusual foreign body. Cornea. 2001;20:119-21 pubmed
    ..To report five cases of insect wing case foreign body...
  16. Jeng B, Whitcher J, Margolis T. Intracorneal graphite particles. Cornea. 2004;23:319-20 pubmed
  17. Greven C, Engelbrecht N, Slusher M, Nagy S. Intraocular foreign bodies: management, prognostic factors, and visual outcomes. Ophthalmology. 2000;107:608-12 pubmed
    ..To determine prognostic factors and visual outcomes in patients with intraocular foreign bodies (IOFBs)...
  18. Wani V, Al Ajmi M, Thalib L, Azad R, Abul M, Al Ghanim M, et al. Vitrectomy for posterior segment intraocular foreign bodies: visual results and prognostic factors. Retina. 2003;23:654-60 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the visual results and determine the prognostic factors after the removal of retained posterior segment intraocular foreign bodies (IOFBs) by pars plana vitrectomy...
  19. Venkatesh P, Lakshmaiah N, Chawla R. Insect wing conjunctival granuloma. Cornea. 2003;22:489-90 pubmed
    ..To report a case of conjunctival granuloma formation in response to lodgment of an insect wing...
  20. Levy J, Lifshitz T. Eyelid fish-hook injury. Int Ophthalmol. 2001;24:297-8 pubmed
    ..To report a rare case of fish-hook eyelid injury...
  21. Bhaduri G, Ghosh A. Vegetative intraocular foreign body of 25 years' duration. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2003;51:184-5 pubmed
    ..We treated a patient with a retained intraocular foreign body--a single splinter from a broom--which had remained in the eye for 25 years...
  22. Mach R, Prochazkova L, Susický P. [Intralenticular metal foreign bodies]. Cesk Slov Oftalmol. 2001;57:38-42 pubmed
    ..The paper is concerned with the problem of extraction of foreign metal bodies, which remained after a perforating injury in the patient's lens. The authors discuss early and late extraction of the opacifying lens...
  23. el Asrar A, Al Amro S, Khan N, Kangave D. Visual outcome and prognostic factors after vitrectomy for posterior segment foreign bodies. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2000;10:304-11 pubmed
    ..To identify the prognostic factors that predict final visual outcome in eyes with posterior segment intraocular foreign body (IOFB) injuries managed by primary pars plana vitrectomy...
  24. el Asrar A, Al Amro S, Khan N, Kangave D. Retinal detachment after posterior segment intraocular foreign body injuries. Int Ophthalmol. 1998;22:369-75 pubmed
    ..To identify the risk factors for retinal detachment after posterior segment intraocular foreign body (IOFB) injuries and to study the association between the development of retinal detachment and visual outcome...
  25. Knox F, Best R, Kinsella F, Mirza K, Sharkey J, Mulholland D, et al. Management of endophthalmitis with retained intraocular foreign body. Eye (Lond). 2004;18:179-82 pubmed
    ..To assess the impact of primary injection of intravitreal antibiotics and delayed pars plana vitrectomy with removal of intraocular foreign body (IOFB) in patients with clinical features of bacterial endophthalmitis and retained IOFB...
  26. Vatavuk Z, Pentz A. Combined clear cornea phacoemulsification, vitrectomy, foreign body extraction, and intraocular lens implantation. Croat Med J. 2004;45:295-8 pubmed
    ..To analyze the outcome of combined clear cornea phacoemulsification, vitrectomy, foreign body extraction, and intraocular lens implantation in patients with traumatic cataract and intraocular foreign body...
  27. Porges Y, Landau D, Douieb J, Levinger S. Removal of corneal foreign bodies following laser in situ keratomileusis. J Refract Surg. 2001;17:559-60 pubmed
    ..To report the outcome of uncomplicated removal of corneal foreign bodies in patients who previously underwent laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK)...
  28. Pavlovic S, Schmidt K, Tomic Z, Dzinic M. Management of intra-ocular foreign bodies impacting or embedded in the retina. Aust N Z J Ophthalmol. 1998;26:241-6 pubmed
    ..To identify both the clinical features of eyes suffering penetrating ocular injury with intra-ocular foreign bodies (FB) impacting or embedded in the retina and the results of surgical outcome and complication rates...
  29. Lam D, Tham C, Kwok A, Gopal L. Combined phacoemulsification, pars plana vitrectomy, removal of intraocular foreign body (IOFB), and primary intraocular lens implantation for patients with IOFB and traumatic cataract. Eye (Lond). 1998;12 ( Pt 3a):395-8 pubmed
  30. Weissgold D, Kaushal P. Late onset of rhegmatogenous retinal detachments after successful posterior segment intraocular foreign body removal. Br J Ophthalmol. 2005;89:327-31 pubmed
    ..This report aims to increase awareness concerning the possibility of late RRDs complicating PSIOFB injuries and to emphasise careful long term observation...
  31. Conrath J, Hadjadj E, Balansard B, Ridings B. Caterpillar setae-induced acute anterior uveitis: a case report. Am J Ophthalmol. 2000;130:841-3 pubmed
    ..To report uveitis secondary to ocular penetration of caterpillar hairs (setae)...
  32. Fulcher T, McNab A, Sullivan T. Clinical features and management of intraorbital foreign bodies. Ophthalmology. 2002;109:494-500 pubmed
    ..To review the clinical features and management of patients with intraorbital foreign bodies...
  33. Chen W, Tseng C, Wang I, Hu F. Removal of semitranslucent cactus spines embedded in deep cornea with the aid of a fiberoptic illuminator. Am J Ophthalmol. 2002;134:769-71 pubmed
    ..To report a rare case of multiple cactus spines embedded deep in the cornea that were removed with the aid of a fiberoptic illuminator...
  34. Crowther K, Ellingham R. Complicated removal of corneal foreign bodies 18 months after laser in situ keratomileusis. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2005;31:851-2 pubmed
    ..One week after treatment with topical antibiotics, the eye was white and the rust ring had begun to disappear. The ring was successfully removed without complications the following week...
  35. Bhende M, Biswas J, Sharma T, Chopra S, Gopal L, Shroff C. Ultrasound biomicroscopy in the diagnosis and management of pars planitis caused by caterpillar hairs. Am J Ophthalmol. 2000;130:125-6 pubmed
    ..To report the use of ultrasound biomicroscopy in the detection of caterpillar hairs in the pars plana in a patient with unilateral pars planitis...
  36. Kargi S, Oz O, Erdinc E, Teke M, Firat E. Tolerated cilium in the anterior chamber. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2003;11:73-8 pubmed
    ..To describe a patient with a tolerated cilium in the anterior chamber...
  37. Kalyanasundaram T, Depla D, Steel D. An unusual case of severe penetrating ocular injury with the shank of a triplet fish hook. Eye (Lond). 2003;17:663-4 pubmed
  38. Wong T, Tielsch J. A population-based study on the incidence of severe ocular trauma in Singapore. Am J Ophthalmol. 1999;128:345-51 pubmed
    ..To define the epidemiology of severe ocular trauma in Singapore...
  39. Banerjee A, Das A, Agarwal P, Banerjee A. Late spontaneous extrusion of a wooden intraorbital foreign body. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2003;51:83-4 pubmed
    ..A silent wooden intraorbital foreign body is difficult to diagnose clinically. Spontaneous expulsion of entire foreign body is rare...
  40. Cazabon S, Dabbs T. Intralenticular metallic foreign body. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2002;28:2233-4 pubmed
    ..We describe the natural course of intraocular foreign body and the healing capacity of the anterior lens capsule as well as management issues to consider when dealing with intraocular foreign bodies...
  41. Griffiths M, Lee G. Retained intraocular foreign body. Clin Exp Optom. 2004;87:34-6 pubmed
    ..We report an iron intraocular injury due to hammering 'metal on metal', which was diagnosed using ultrasonic biomicroscopy and successfully removed. Two months post-operatively, unaided vision was 6/6...
  42. Mester V, Kuhn F. Intraocular foreign bodies. Ophthalmol Clin North Am. 2002;15:235-42 pubmed
    ..If the foreign body is in the posterior segment, vitrectomy is usually necessary. With appropriate management, most eyes have a good chance of regaining and maintaining useful vision...
  43. Hoffman R, Fine I, Packer M. Retained IOL fragment and corneal decompensation after pseudophakic IOL exchange. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2004;30:1362-5 pubmed
    ..Histologic evaluation of the patient's cornea demonstrated an absence of corneal endothelium, suggesting the fragment was the etiology of the corneal decompensation...
  44. Ivarsen A, Thøgersen J, Keiding S, Hjortdal J, Møller Pedersen T. Plastic particles at the LASIK interface. Ophthalmology. 2004;111:18-23 pubmed
    ..To investigate the origin, composition, and persistence of the interface particles that frequently are observed after LASIK...
  45. Arora R, Sanga L, Kumar M, Taneja M. Intralenticular foreign bodies: report of eight cases and review of management. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2000;48:119-22 pubmed
    ..The management of intralenticular foreign bodies (ILFBs) with or without cataract has varied from time to time in the last century. We evaluated the surgical removal of the ILFBs with cataract extraction as a single-stage procedure...
  46. Napora K, Obuchowska I, Sidorowicz A, Mariak Z. [Intraocular and intraorbital foreign bodies characteristics in patients with penetrating ocular injury]. Klin Oczna. 2009;111:307-12 pubmed
    ..To determine clinical features of intraocular and intraorbital foreign body (IOFB) injuries...
  47. Richards A, Patel V, Simon J, Zobal Ratner J. Eye pain in preschool children: diagnostic and prognostic significance. J AAPOS. 2010;14:383-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Preschool children often present for ophthalmologic examination because of eye pain. Although the differential diagnosis includes serious conditions, the diagnostic and prognostic importance of apparently isolated eye pain are unknown...
  48. Jiang P, Fang H, Mo C, Wang J, Hu X, Wang H, et al. [Phototherapeutic keratectomy of diffuse corneal foreign bodies caused by gunpowder explosion]. Yan Ke Xue Bao. 2005;21:70-3 pubmed
    ..To investigate the clinical effects of phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) on the treatment of diffuse corneal foreign bodies caused by gunpowder explosion...
  49. Bansal R, Ramasubramanian A, Jain A, Sanghi G. Polyethylene foreign body on the cornea. Cornea. 2008;27:605-8 pubmed publisher
    ..To report polyethylene as an unusual cause of corneal foreign body...
  50. Kolomeyer A, Shah A, Bauza A, Langer P, Zarbin M, Bhagat N. Nail gun-induced open-globe injuries: a 10-year retrospective review. Retina. 2014;34:254-61 pubmed publisher
    ..To describe the characteristics of nail gun-related open-globe injuries...
  51. Pavlovic S, Weinand F. [Long-term results after epilenticular intraocular lens implantation following traumatic cataract]. Klin Monbl Augenheilkd. 2006;223:70-3 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the late postoperative outcome and complication rate after lensectomy with primary epilenticular intraocular lens (IOL) implantation for traumatic cataract...
  52. Vairavan N, Tajunisah I, Subrayan V, Waran V. Minimally invasive image-guided removal of retrobulbar intraconal foreign body. Orbit. 2009;28:442-3 pubmed publisher
    ..We successfully attempted a minimally invasive approach to remove a retrobulbar foreign body under computer-assisted image guidance in a 19-year-old man involved in an industrial mishap...
  53. Waheed N, Young L. Intraocular foreign body related endophthalmitis. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2007;47:165-71 pubmed