Accession Number:

AD1081306

Title:

Cataract, Refractive Error, and Spectacle Dependence as Risk Factors for Ocular and Orbital Trauma Following Mechanical Falls, a Retrospective Analysis at a Level One Trauma Center

Descriptive Note:

Conference Paper

Corporate Author:

59 MDW San Antonio United States

Report Date:

2019-03-07

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

Mechanical falls are associated with a spectrum of ocular and orbital injury, presenting unique challenges in management for the ophthalmologist. This study aims to quantify the rates of cataract, refractive error, and spectacle dependence as risk factors for mechanical falls resulting in orbital and ocular injury.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE