International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Ophthalmology | India | Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022

A Prospective Study on Evaluation and Management of Periocular Injuries

Uma Devi R. S. | Shanthala Gopala

Abstract: Purpose: To study the causes, epidemiological aspects clinical presentation and management of periocular injuries in a tertiary hospital. Materials and methods: A prospective study involving 60 subjects with periocular trauma from November 2019 to May 2021 in KIMS. Results: In this study male to female ratio was found to be 4:1. Maximum of the subjects belong the age group between 21-30 with mean age 29.31 years. RTA was the most common mode of injury among the study group. Among RTA 2-wheeler was highest with72.73%. Eighty percent of the 33 subjects who were injured in an RTA were under the influence of alcohol. In RTA, only 20% of the subjects wore protective equipment. RE was 1.07 times more likely to be involved. The most common location was the upper lid (51.7 percent). Maximum (38.3 percent) of patients had partial thickness injury with no tissue loss.86.7 percent of cases had periorbital edema. Conclusion: As seen in this study, RTA is the most common cause of injury, demanding the development of various preventive and protective strategies.

Keywords: RTA, ocular injury, eyelid laceration, lidedema, 5FU

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022,

Pages: 1804 - 1809

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