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Field Diagnosis and Treatment of Ophthalmic Trauma

Summer 2012

Calvano CJ, Enzenauer RW. 12(2). 58 - 64. (Journal Article)


Identification and management of injuries to the eyes and ocular adnexa is commonly encountered by frontline medical personnel. This brief review is intended for the Special Forces Medic of all branches and describes the clinical presentation of common ophthalmic and periocular trauma with appropriate management strategies. Prompt recognition of these wounds facilitates early treatment and optimized visual outcomes for affected Soldiers and civilians alike.

Keywords: trauma; eye; ophthalmology; vision; open globe

PMID: 22707026

DOI: 10.55460/E6RQ-120P

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