Outcome of traumatic hyphema.

  title={Outcome of traumatic hyphema.},
  author={H F Shammas and C S Matta},
  journal={Annals of ophthalmology},
  volume={7 5},
One hundred and twenty-seven cases of traumatic hyphema are reviewed and discussed according to a definite system of grading. Grade iii hyphemas have definitely a poorer prognosis than Grade ii and Grade i hyphemas. Rebleeding occurs more frequently when there is a delay in treatment but does not appear to affect the outcome of a traumatic hyphema. Blood staining of the cornea could be avoided by an adequate treatment started immediately after the trauma, thus decreasing the percentage of… CONTINUE READING

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