Conjunctival Tattoo With Inadvertent Globe Penetration and Associated Complications



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Overview:

The authors report a case of inadvertent globe penetration "resulting in severe inflammation, capsular lens opacity, and secondary glaucoma" following conjunctival tattooing.

Title: Conjunctival Tattoo With Inadvertent Globe Penetration and Associated Complications.
Industry Significance Rating: High - Industry alert, report has major implications related to health and safety.
Publication: Cornea. 2017 Mar 1. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000001163. [Epub ahead of print].
Authors: Cruz NF, Santos KS, Farah ML, Felberg S.
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Recommendations:

Advise clients that conjunctival tattooing is not recommended and carries significant risk of serious permanent injury to the eye & vision.

Keywords:

body art tattoo, conjunctival tattooing, glaucoma, uveitis, adverse reactions, eye injury


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