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IP International Journal of Ocular Oncology and Oculoplasty

Study of different mode of traumatic catarach and its visual outcome after surgery

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Author Details : B K S Reshma*, Khusboo Kumari

Volume : 6, Issue : 2, Year : 2020

Article Page : 104-108

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Purpose: Ocular trauma being common reason for visual morbidity. This study helps to know the different
mode of traumatic cataract and their visual outcome.
Materials and Methods: A hospital based prospective study done in Department of ophthalmology of
a medical college 30 cases of traumatic cataract excluding complicated cataract, congenital cataract etc.
underwent detailed history and local examination with investigations. Data was analysed with regard to
relationship between mode of trauma and final visual outcome achieved with surgical technique. Patients
were followed-up at 1 week, 1 and 6 months and visual acuity was recorded.
Results: A 56.6 % sustained penetrating trauma while 43.2% got blunt trauma. In blunt trauma
postoperative cases BCVA was 6/18-6/12 and penetrating trauma cases 6/60-6/18. A 35.2% patients had
corneal opacity among penetrating injury which was most common cause for reduced visual acuity.
Conclusion: This study provides data of different mode of Traumatic cataract and visual outcome depends
on the type of injury and its presentation.

Keywords: Blunt trauma, Penetrating trauma, Best corrected visual acuity(BCVA).

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijooo.2020.022

How to cite : Reshma B K S, Kumari K, Study of different mode of traumatic catarach and its visual outcome after surgery. IP Int J Ocul Oncol Oculoplasty 2020;6(2):104-108

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