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Penetrating ocular trauma with pellet

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First Author: M. A.Pathan INDIA

Co Author(s):    S. Natarajan   C. Nakhwa                          

Abstract Details



Purpose:

Aim is to treat penetrating ocular trauma as early as possible in young patients to restore optimum vision.

Setting:

Aim is to treat penetrating ocular trauma as early as possible in young patients to restore optimum vision.

Methods:

A 34 year old male student was presented with the history of penetrating ocular trauma with pellet in the right eye, who had undergone primary corneal tear repair with iris reposition with anterior chamber wash. On examination, right eye vision was HMCF, with traumatic cataract. B – scan showed vitreous hemorrhage. CT- orbit revealed a retrobulbar metallic foreign body of right eye. ERG showed that right-sided marked diffuse reduction in photoreceptor function. The patient was operated by us. Procedure involved were right eye phacoemulsification with PCIOL implantation, with 23 G PPV with PFCL with FGE with EL with SOI.

Results:

After 6 weeks on , the best corrected visual acuity was finger counting at 1 mt.

Conclusions:

Early intervention in a case of penetrating ocular trauma will help to restore optimum vision and enable early rehabilitation.

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