Purnima Vanthala

Purnima Vanthala

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Purnima Vanthala, a 10 years old child, daughter of Mr.Vanthala Sadher & Mrs.Gurubuddi, resident of Kinjara village, Dumburiguda mandalam in Visakhapatnam, presented to Out Patient Department of Paediatric Ophthalmology on 02-07-2011 via a screening camp held by our hospital at Endapalli village. She gave history of injury to right eye with a stick 2 years back while playing with her friends. Following the injury the child developed pain, redness, watering and diminished vision in RE. Her parents on knowing about the injury took her to a local quack who prescribed some native medications which symptomatically reduced the pain & redness in RE. Parents noticed that child continued having poor vision in RE, but in view of financial constraints did not take the child for an eye check to an eye hospital in the last 2 years.

Name Purnima Vanthala
MR No. 17222/11
Age 10 years
R/O Kinjara, Dumburiguda mandalam,Visakhapatnam
Case Tromalic Cataract
Eye treated Right Eye
Type of Surgery Cataract Surgery
Date of Surgery 05-07-2011


Baby Purnima attended a screening camp conducted by Sankar Foundation Eye Hospital at Endapalli village on 01-07-2011. She was referred to the main hospital. On examination her vision in RE was PL+ PR. She was found to heave RE traumatic Cataract with partially absorbed lens. She underwent RE lens aspiration + Primary Posterior Capsulotamy + anterior Vitrectomy + Posterior Chamber Intra Ocular Lens implantation under General Anaesthesia at our hospital. Following surgery, Child’s vision has improved and she is doing well post surgery.

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