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Case 150 History

  • 25-year-old man who received a laser discharge into the right eye with an infrared 20 Hz, 15 mJ/pulse laser. Patient was not wearing safety goggles.
  • Patient seen same day as accident
  • Had immediate central scotoma described as a “red balloon” in the center of vision
  • Past medical history and past ocular history unremarkable

Case submitted by Christopher Rodarte, M.D., Resident
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Michigan
October, 2008

Last Modified: Monday, 20-Oct-2008 11:26:01 EDT