University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

UGH Syndrome

This 88 year-old woman had a cataract extraction in the right eye 21 years prior to this exam. She had an iris clip intraocular lens placed and was doing well until the day before presenting when she had sudden loss of vision in the right eye. She had an intraocular pressure of 8 mmHg with corneal guttata and DescemetÂ’s folds. She had pigmented vitreous cells.