The case of a 39 year-old multi-allergic male patient with penetrating traumatic cataract, whose evolution due to an allergic status raised many challenges for the ophthalmology surgical team, is presented. Out of the multiple types of hypersensitivity reactions to anaphylactic
shock, the patient, allergic to most of the first line ophthalmologic care substance treatments, demonstrates that professional conduct dilemmas related to an allergic patient are a reality that each ophthalmologist should seriously consider.
- drug eruption
- traumatic cataract