Corneal and scleral trauma.

  title={Corneal and scleral trauma.},
  author={Marshall Bowes Hamill},
  journal={Ophthalmology clinics of North America},
  volume={15 2},
Corneal and scleral wounds commonly occur in the context of serious eye trauma, and their management requires careful evaluation and planning prior to closure. The globe must be closed so that it is watertight with the original anatomy restored and the original function can be as closely approximated as possible. Closure of the cornea and sclera is different from the typical skin technique of "halving" the wound. Long corneal wounds are closed utilizing the Rowsey-Hays technique whereas scleral… CONTINUE READING

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