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Assoc Prof Fung presented 3 posters, 2 rapid fire papers and 2 symposia at this year's Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology conference.

Assoc Prof Fung attends APAO 2019 Bangkok

The APAO is always a busy meeting for Assoc Prof Fung, and this year was no exception! He had 3 posters, 2 rapid fire papers and 2 symposia to present. In the trauma symposium, he was asked to talk on the management of intraocular foreign bodies. Did you know?

  • >90% occur in young men
  • About 2/3 occur from hammering
  • Most end up in the posterior segment
  • Iron-containing metals can cause toxicity to the eye, a condition called siderosis that can manifest as heterochromia iris, mydriasis, cataract, glaucoma and pigmentary retinopathy
  • 2/3 of patients achieve a final visual acuity of 6/18 or better

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