Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Glaucoma and Cataracts

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This week’s free board review question…


A 70-year-old male has a history of bilateral cataracts and now presents with right eye complaints.

A picture of his right eye at the time of presentation is seen below (see Figure).

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Which of the following events in his history or physical exam is an indication for cataract surgery?

Answer Options

The patient’s visual acuity has recently deteriorated to 20/60.
The cataract is inducing an acute glaucoma attack.
The patient had successful cataract surgery on the left eye.
Early cataract surgery is always more advantageous than delayed surgery, independently of the presence/absence of symptoms.

And the answer is …



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