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Ocular Trauma

Preventative Injections and Timely Treatment Improves Outcomes After Intraocular Foreign Body

Endophthalmitis incidence was also much lower for patients who underwent surgery within 24 hours after trauma.
July 20, 2021

Open Globe Injuries Disproportionately Impact Low Income Patients

Public health and legislative measures have reduce incidence, but minority groups and those in lower income brackets are still overrepresented in hospitalizations.
April 5, 2021

Gender, Race and Age Increase Open Globe Injury Risk

Males, Blacks and Hispanics and elderly patients are the most commonly affected, study suggests.
February 4, 2021

Fall-related Open Globe Injuries Increase

High-risk groups include young men and those with low socioeconomic status or who are 70 years and older.
February 3, 2020

Ocular Emergency Costs Remain Flat

Over a 13-year span, the price of treating eye trauma has stayed steady.
June 12, 2019

Open Globe Injuries Require Prompt Repair

Otherwise, patients risk unsatisfactory visual outcomes.
January 24, 2019

Eye Trauma as Secondary Diagnosis on the Rise

Study also finds increasing number of falls in individuals older than 65.
October 25, 2018

Is Conservative the Way to Go For Blowout Fractures?

These patients have the potential for spontaneous improvement, making the case for a cautious treatment approach.
May 25, 2018