University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Corneal Blood Staining (slit lamp only) - 1

This 18 year-old man has had diabetes mellitus since age 4. He has had severe proliferative diabetic retinopathy and neovascular glaucoma for which he has undergone setons in both eyes. At the time of this video his intraocular pressure was 4 mmHg in this eye that has had no light perception for many months. This eye has had a long-standing hyphema of more than 6 months duration.