Visual Outcomes after Blunt Ocular Trauma – Corrected Proof

Objective: To describe the prognosis and retinal location in patients presenting with acute traumatic maculopathy and extramacular retinal injuries.Design: Retrospective, noninterventional case series.Participants and Controls: All patients presenting with commotio retinae or sclopetaria retinae to the Birmingham Midland Eye Centre Eye Casualty from October 1, 2007, to February 23, 2011.Methods: The notes of all patients presenting with ocular trauma in the specified time period were examined to identify suitable patients and demographic and injury data were extracted.Main Outcome Measures: Outcome was assessed by visual acuity (VA).Results: For macular commotio retinae, 53 patients were identified, of whom 34 had adequate follow-up to (Read more...)

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