Ophthalmologic sequelae of thermal burns over ten years at the Alfred Hospital.

@article{Spencer2002OphthalmologicSO,
  title={Ophthalmologic sequelae of thermal burns over ten years at the Alfred Hospital.},
  author={Trey Spencer and Anthony J H Hall and Richard J. Stawell},
  journal={Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={196-201}
}
PURPOSE To study the ocular outcomes of facial burns over a 10-year period at the Alfred Hospital; in particular, to investigate the impact of 3 variables (grading of burn, use of prophylactic ocular surface lubrication, and timing of ophthalmologic referral) on the requirements for eyelid surgery. METHODS A retrospective review of patients admitted to the Alfred Hospital (from October 1990 to October 2000) after thermal burns with facial, eyelid, and ocular involvement. RESULTS Sixty-six… CONTINUE READING