Monday, March 17, 2014


This slit-lamp photograph is from a 60 year old gentleman with hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, myopia, and BPH. He presented acutely with a cobweb appearing in his vision followed by a large black housefly moving in and out of his central vision. He also had flashes of light.

Challenge: What's your diagnosis?

Image is in the public domain.

1 comment:

Craig Chen said...


This is retinal detachment.

Sources: UpToDate; Wikipedia.