Current Concepts and Management of Eye Injuries

  • Güngör  Sobacı

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Back Matter
    Pages 189-191

About this book

Introduction

This reader-friendly and well-illustrated book is a concise clinical reference on the management of severe ocular injuries. It will serve as an ideal guide for clinicians dealing with trauma and ophthalmology, assisting in the implementation of individualized treatment strategies and the performance of up-to-date surgical interventions.

Easy-to-follow instructions are provided on the management of each injured tissue of the globe, with emphasis on key pearls and pitfalls that must be borne in mind in order to achieve an optimal anatomical and functional outcome. Both common and rare causes of injury are covered, including mass casualty incidents, and current concepts regarding the evaluation and classification of injury mechanisms are fully taken into consideration. In addition, each chapter pays special attention to hot topics and medicolegal issues in patient management. Current Concepts and Management of Eye Injuries will provide practitioners and clinicians with core messages and clear guidance on how to deal with ocular trauma.

Keywords

Closed-globe injury Intraocular foreign body Open-globe injury Surgical techniques Visual prognosis

Editors and affiliations

  • Güngör  Sobacı
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyHacettepe University Medical SchoolAnkaraTurkey

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-7302-1
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-7300-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-7302-1
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