n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Common eye emergencies

Volume 25, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Common eye emergencies may present as an acute red eye, sudden visual loss or acute ocular trauma. Most eye emergencies will require referral to an ophthalmologist after initial basic examination and primary management. A relevant history of onset and symptoms of the current problem must be obtained and, in the case of trauma, the exact mode and time of injury. Any relevant medical, family or previous ocular history must also be elicited.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error