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Revista Brasileira de Oftalmologia

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Abstract

PASSOS, Ângelo Ferreira  and  BORGES, Daniele Fioroti. Iris atrophy after aesthetic treatment with intense pulsed light. Rev. bras.oftalmol. [online]. 2012, vol.71, n.3, pp. 191-193. ISSN 0034-7280.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-72802012000300010.

The authors report a case of ocular complication, following Intense Pulsed Light for cosmetic facial treatment.The lesion was iris atrophy with a large transilumination area, posterior synechiae, deformity and reduced dilation of the pupil, on the temporal side. The aim is to alert for the risk of ocular lesion related to this procedure, if adequate measures to protect the eyes are not taken.

Keywords : Laser therapy [adverse effects]; Iris [injuries]; Irite; Transilumination; Atrophy; Case reports.

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