Ocular trauma in an urban population. Review of 1132 cases.

  title={Ocular trauma in an urban population. Review of 1132 cases.},
  author={Peter E. Liggett and Keith J. Pince and William Eric Barlow and M Ragen and Stephen J. Ryan},
  volume={97 5},
A retrospective survey was done of all ocular and adnexal trauma cases seen at a large metropolitan hospital during a 6-month period. By determining patient demographics, causes of the eye injuries, and extent of ocular damage, the authors hoped to delineate areas where preventive measures might decrease such trauma. Demographic and clinical data on 1132 patients were analyzed. Most patients were in the first three decades of life and were male. Blunt trauma was the most common type of injury… CONTINUE READING
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