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Inverted hypopyon in the eye
  1. Koushik Tripathy,
  2. Yog Raj Sharma
  1. Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Koushik Tripathy, koushiktripathy{at}

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A 33-year-old woman presented with pain in the left eye. She had a history of wearing glasses of high minus power (–11D) in both eyes. She had undergone vitreoretinal surgery with silicone oil (SO) tamponade for retinal breaks as management of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) in the left eye 2 years prior. There was aphakia, inferior peripheral iridectomy (PI), emulsified SO in the anterior chamber accumulating superiorly with a horizontal oil–aqueous level (hyperoleon, …

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