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Cross-sectional and observational study of paediatric ocular trauma presenting at tertiary eye care centre of Bihar


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Author Details : Gyan Bhaskar*, Vinitkumar S Kamble, Bibhuti P Sinha, Anita Ambastha, Aayushi

Volume : 5, Issue : 2, Year : 2019

Article Page : 83-85


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Abstract

Introduction: This is an observational study to know causes, clinical features and type of ocular trauma in paediatric age group presented at our institute in a define study periods.
Materials and Methods: Sixty children under age of fifteen, with ocular injury, who presented to emergency services/out-patient department of the Regional Institute of Ophthalmology (RIO), IGIMS Medical College and Hospital, Patna (Bihar) were included. Age, gender, mode of injury, causes of injury, site and type of ocular trauma were recorded.
Results: Age of the children was divided into < 7 n=21), n=19) n=20). n=40, n=20,>
Conclusions: Eye trauma is one of the major causes of irreversible blindness in children that occurs most frequently in playing outdoors. Male children were more frequently affected than female less than 7 years of age. Prevention of complications of ocular injuries may be possible by educating parents and children.

Keywords: Ocular trauma, Paediatric, Open globe, Closed globe.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijooo.2019.022

How to cite : Bhaskar G, Kamble V S, Sinha B P, Ambastha A , Aayushi, Cross-sectional and observational study of paediatric ocular trauma presenting at tertiary eye care centre of Bihar. IP Int J Ocul Oncol Oculoplasty 2019;5(2):83-85

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