International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018

Retrospective Study of Severe Occular Trauma; Presentation and Final Visual Outcome

Sumera Zargar | Ganie Rameez | Sheikh Sajaad

Abstract: Ocular trauma constitutes an important cause of preventable visual morbidity worldwide. It is one of the main causes of severe ocular morbidity [18]. Globally, more than 55 million eye injuries occur per year, while there are approximately 1.6 million people with blindness from ocular trauma, 2.3 million people who are bilaterally visually impaired, and 19 million people with unilateral blindness or visual loss Kashmir is a disturbed state, incidences of violence have markedly increased in recent years which have resulted in increase in severe ocular trauma. This study was done to know the characteristics, presentation and final visual out of patients admitted with severe ocular trauma Decrease or loss of vision, either monocular or binocular, may result in significant economic burdens to families and countries due to time lost from work, or school, and family care giving, expensive hospitalization, special visit and treatment, prolonged follow-up, and visual rehabilitation. Because of the severity of visual impairment of ocular trauma, complete ocular trauma statistics and authoritative data should be collected visual outcomes of ocular trauma.

Keywords: severe trauma, disturbed state

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018,

Pages: 1528 - 1531

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