Demographic and Clinical Profile of Ocular Chemical Injuries in the Pediatric Age Group – Corrected Proof

Objective: To review the risk factors, management, and visual outcomes of pediatric chemical eye injuries in a tertiary care hospital in North India.Design: Retrospective hospital-based study.Participants: Patients aged <16 years with ocular chemical burns.Methods: Case records of patients with ocular chemical injury who presented to the Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences were reviewed over a 5-year period.Main Outcome Measures: Demographic profile, nature of chemical injury, complications, and visual outcomes after chemical injury.Results: A total of 134 pediatric patients with a history of ocular chemical burns were seen between March 2006 and March 2011. The mean age of patients (Read more...)

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