Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 12

Pigmented Cyst Free Floating in the Anterior Chamber

T Hickman Casey*, F Peck and A Hassan

Pigmented Cyst Free Floating in the Anterior Chamber

*Corresponding Author: T Hickman Casey, Ophthalmology Department, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, United Kingdom.

Received: October 14, 2021; Published: November 26, 2021

Abstract

An interesting case of a pigmented cyst floating freely in the anterior chamber. A 40-year-old male patient presented with symptoms of a dark spot moving across his vision which was triggered by head movement. The patient had a history of ocular trauma many years previously. Gonioscopic examination revealed a pigmented cyst in the inferior angle. We discuss the causes of free floating iris cysts and the management options available. This cyst had no effect on his visual acuity, and he will be followed up yearly unless symptoms arise.

Keywords: Iris Cyst, Pigment Cyst, Free floating Cyst, Anterior Chamber Cyst, Gonioscopy

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Citation

Citation: T Hickman Casey., et al. “Pigmented Cyst Free Floating in the Anterior Chamber". Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 4.12 (2021): 90-91.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2021 et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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Acceptance rate35%
Acceptance to publication20-30 days
ISI- IF1.042
JCR- IF0.24

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