Medical Retina & the Posterior Segment:
This 32 year-old painter was accidentally hit in the right eye from an unhinged cabinet door. On arrival in the casualty, his visual acuity was counting finger in the right eye. Slit-lamp examination revealed a right hyphaema and the above appearance in Figure 1. Two months after the injury, his vision returned to 6/9 and the appearance in Figure 2 is noted.
a. What is the diagnosis?
b. What is the mechanism of the injury?
c. Is he at risk of further visual loss from the above appearance?
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