• Mojca Globočnik Petrovič Očesna klinika Klinični center Zaloška 29 a 1525 Ljubljana
Keywords: eye injury registry, primary ocular repair, pars plana vitrectomy, antibiotics, scleral buckling


Background. Ocular trauma is important cause of blindness. Birmingham Eye Trauma Terminology allows us to use a standardized eye injury terminology which permits an unambigous interpretation. The Eye Injury Registry enables the analysis of medical, epidemyologic and social data.

The most frequent ocular injury ocular contusion has a relatively good prognosis. An adequate primary ocular repair and correct timing of pars plana vitrectomy are very important in open globe injury management. There still exist some controversial issues concerning the role of posterior segment surgery in open globe injuries. These include timing of surgery, prophylactic scleral buckle placement and a proper use of systemic and intravitreal antibiotics.

Conclusions. With adequate primary ocular repair, the use of systemic, intravitreal antibiotics, scleral buckling and proper timing for pars plana vitrectomy the prognosis for ocular trauma cases can be better.


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Globočnik Petrovič M. EYE TRAUMA. OPEN GLOBE INJURY MANAGEMENT. ZdravVestn [Internet]. 1 [cited 19Oct.2019];73(5). Available from: https://vestnik.szd.si/index.php/ZdravVest/article/view/2319