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Year : 1987  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 112-116

Ocular injuries : An analytical study in a teaching general hospital

Deptt of Ophthalmology, MLB Medical College, Jhansi, India

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B S Jain
Deptt of Ophthalmology, MLB Medical College, Jhansi
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A total of 319 cases of ocular injuries were examined in a period of 3 years by us. Out of these only 108 cases needed hospitalization. The total incidence among patients attending the ophthalmic O.P.D. was 1.43%. The patients had many different modes of injuries and the ocular tissue involved differed in many ways but notably injuries among stone crushers were in abundance (157 cases) in this region The injuries lead to partial blindness in 52.3% and total blindness in 11.6% of cases

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