Ocular trauma. Triage and treatment.

  title={Ocular trauma. Triage and treatment.},
  author={A M Janda},
  journal={Postgraduate medicine},
  volume={90 7},
  pages={51-2, 55-60}
  • A M Janda
  • Published 1991 in Postgraduate medicine
Many types of ocular trauma can be diagnosed and treated in the primary care office, particularly if a slit lamp is available. Treatment for corneal abrasions consists of applying a cycloplegic medication, antibiotic ointment, and a patch (unless a corneal ulcer is suspected). Iritis can be treated with cycloplegics and topical corticosteroids; the prescribing physician should be familiar with the potential ocular side effects and complications. Hyphemas are treated with bed rest, topical… CONTINUE READING
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