Archive for the ‘opthalmology’ Category

Ablatio Retina (Retinal Detachment )

Normal Vision The retina is the nerve cell layer of the eye and acts much like film in a camera. When light enters the eye, it passes through the cornea and lens and is focused onto the retina. The retina transforms the light energy into vision and sends the information back to the brain through [...]

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VISUAL HALLUCINATIONS SECONDARY TO CIPROFLOXACIN TREATMENT

ABSTRACT Case report: We describe a case of a 74-year-old woman who experienced visual hallucinations after ciprofloxacin administration, when she was also taking theophylline, which resolved on cessation of the ciprofloxacin. Discussion: Although uncommon, all ophthalmologists should be aware of this potential problem and be familiar with the adverse visual effects which may occur in [...]

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