oa Modern Medicine - Treatment of minor eye injuries
|Article Title||Treatment of minor eye injuries|
|© Publisher:||Infixion Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Ophthalmoilogy, The Cleveland Clinic, USA|
|Publication Date||Nov 1987|
|Pages||47 - 48|
|Keyword(s)||Minor eye injuries, Ophthalmology, Preparation and Treatment|
Minor ocular injuries - including conjunctival and corneal abrasions - can often be managed initially by the primary care doctor, with subsequent referral to an ophthalmologist. Major ocular injuries and all suspected penetrating ocular injuries should be seen immediately by an ophthalmologist.
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