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MCQS 17TH JAN 2017, PRE AND POST-OPERATIVE CATARACT ASSESSMENT & MACULAR DISEASE IN THE AGEING EYE: DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT.

PRE AND POST-OPERATIVE CATARACT ASSESSMENT

·         Which of these drugs groups are a significant risk factor for cataract development?

A.      Antihistamines

B.      Analgesics

C.      Corticosteroids

·         Which one of these is a known complication of cataract surgery?

A.      Iridiocorneal endothelial syndrome

B.      Ocular ischaemic syndrome

C.      Cystoid Macular Oedema

·         Biometry is used prior to cataract surgery to:

A.      Measure central corneal thickness

B.      Measure central macular thickness

C.      Calculate intraocular lens power

MACULAR DISEASE IN THE AGEING EYE: DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT.

 

After age itself, which of the following would be regarded as the main risk factor 

for development of macular degeneration? 

a. Iris colour 

b. Smoking history 

c. Body mass index 

d. Sunlight exposure

The established treatment for full thickness macular hole is: 

a. Vitrectomy and focal laser 

b. Vitrectomy and panretinal photocoagulation 

c. Vitrectomy and steroid injection 

d. Vitrectomy and internal limiting membrane peel with gas bubble

Which of the following statements regarding drusen is TRUE? 

a. Advanced AMD very often develops within a 5 year period in eyes where there are 

multiple small, hard drusen

b. Drusen may contain lipid and protein particles as well as crystalline deposits of 

calcium and partially digested photoreceptor outer segments 

c. Drusen never spontaneously regress 

d. A drusen equal in size to half the central retinal vein diameter where it crosses the 

edge of the optic nerve would be classified as a “large drusen” 

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