Ocular Trauma

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Ocular Trauma: A Quick, Illustrated Guide to Treatment, Triage, and Medicolegal Implications

Optimizing visual outcomes in patients sustaining traumatic ocular injuries requires prompt diagnosis and treatment. Immediate and appropriate intervention in vision-threatening emergencies has the capacity to reduce long-term loss of visual acuity and dramatically affect post-injury quality of life.

Mechanisms of eye injury are changing, with recent data reporting a significant incidence of ocular trauma from motor vehicle accidents (MVAs), specifically, from air-bag deployment, assaults, falls, and from sports-related activities. The majority of these injuries are sustained by young men.

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