Traumatic retinal detachment

Case contributed by Maulik S Patel
Diagnosis almost certain


Trauma to left eye 38 years back. Perception to light only.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Ocular ultrasound


Left retinal detachment is seen. 

Tiny calcification foci are noted near the optic nerve head.

The left lens is not visualized.

Case Discussion

The left lens is not visualized. According to the ophthalmologist, the lens material is absorbed over time and its capsule is present.

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