Indian Journal of Ophthalmology

: 1979  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 230-

Ocular injuries

J Pati, MPN Pande 
 Ispat General Hospital, Rourkela, India

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J Pati
Ispat General Hospital, Rourkela

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Pati J, Pande M. Ocular injuries.Indian J Ophthalmol 1979;27:230-230

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All of us are dealing with a large number of eye injuries. Over the past four years in this industrial area we have tackled a total of 5556 cases of injuries of which 134 cases of serious nature have been followed up. It was observed that children and young adults pre­dominate. Most injuries had taken place outside the factory.

We suggest the following procedure be adopted in dealing with injuries­

Detailed history and examination at the earliest opportunity.Immediate operative intervention if indicated.Prevention of infection.Proper evaluation of hyphaemas when to operate.Minimum follow up upto 2 years.Medico leagal aspects to be borne in mind.

Recording of visual acquity at first visit and proper maintainance of records for future compensation claims etc. Prevention.