Current Concepts and Management of Severely Traumatized Tissues in the Inner Coatings (The Posterior Segment: The Ciliary Body, the Choroid, and the Retina) of the Globe: Mechanical Injuries (Open Globe Without Intraocular Foreign Body and Without Endophthalmitis)

  • Gokhan Gurelik
  • Sabahattin Sul


Each year over 200,000 open-globe injuries (OGIs) are occurring worldwide (Schmidt et al. 2008). The United States Eye Injury Registry (USEIR) found that the retina and vitreous are involved in 44 % of all severe open- and closed-globe injuries.


Retinal Detachment Ciliary Body Vitreous Hemorrhage Posterior Vitreous Detachment Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyGazi University, Faculty of MedicineAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologyMugla Sıtkı Kocman University, Faculty of MedicineMuğlaTurkey

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