This article will educate practitioners on examining and preventing ocular injury
And "believe it or not, having a pulse oximeter on the dominant hand [also] increases your risk of ocular injury
in United States Emergency Departments: seasonality and annual trends estimated from a nationally representative dataset.
Open globe was the leading pattern of ocular injury
while pellets/splinters were the commonest source of trauma.
Among workers like plumbers, carpenters, electricians, workers grinding, welding, hammering may be affected with ocular injury
. Farmers can encounter eye injury after instillation of pesticides, injury with sickle and injury with branches of trees and crops.
Subconjuctival Hemorrhage (71.15%) was the most common ocular injury
found to be associated with mid facial fracture in this study.
Patients with the following conditions were excluded from the study: chronic or recurrent uveitis; scleritis; herpes keratitis; ocular injury
within 3 months prior to the study; a history of intraocular surgery within 3 months prior to the study; laser treatment within 1 month prior to the study; conditions preventing IOP measurement by applanation tonometry; and arrhythmia, asthma, or other contraindications to beta blockers.
They also reported similar visual outcome of patients; good (31.48%), fair (12.03%), poor (19.43%) and worst (37.03%).8 Islam et al.9 also reported IED blast to be the most frequent cause of combat ocular injury
and observed it in 42.5% patients.
The ocular injury
was defined as any injury affecting eye or adnexa.
3 In a study, where IED blast and splinter injuries are the most frequent mode of injury; not a single case of bilateral ocular injury
is quite unusual and in contradiction to published data.
Actually, the surgical exploration and detailed ocular injury
evaluation should be performed carefully before PPV or other kinds of treatment.
During his inpatient stay, he informed medical staff that his left pupil has been permanently dilated since he was a boy, following a traumatic ocular injury
whilst playing football (shown in Figure 1).