A 10-year review of open-globe trauma in elderly patients at an urban hospital.

@article{Sheng2015A1R,
  title={A 10-year review of open-globe trauma in elderly patients at an urban hospital.},
  author={I Ching. Sheng and Alain M. Bauza and Paul D. Langer and Marco Attilio Zarbin and Neelakshi Bhagat},
  journal={Retina},
  year={2015},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={105-10}
}
BACKGROUND To describe the demographics, characteristics, and outcomes of open-globe injuries (OGIs) in elderly patients. METHODS Retrospective chart review. RESULTS Ninety cases (26 men) were identified. The average age was 80 years (range, 65-96 years). The types of OGIs included rupture (83.3%) and penetrating (16.7%) injuries. The causes of trauma… CONTINUE READING