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 Ocular Trauma & Emergency Services

Physical or Chemical injuries to the eye can be a serious threat to vision if not treated appropriately and in a timely fashion. Ocular Trauma may be caused by both blunt as well as sharp injury.

The Emergency Services at Chaithanya Eye Hospital is equipped to handle all types of Ocular trauma and Emergencies in the most appropriate and timely manner.

Ocular trauma may be caused by:

  • Penetrating as well as blunt injury
  • Chemical and thermal burns
  • Surface and intraocular foreign bodies
  • Long periods of intake of specific medicines
  • Blood clots after rupture of vessels in the misuse of drugs like LSD
  • Aging and effects of glaucoma.
 

Any part of the eye, visible outward or not may be cause of a trauma, some of which may show other ramifications.

Treatment for ocular trauma may need hospitalization and expert care. Laser technology may also help.

The emergency services at the hospital work round the clock. The able doctors and paramedical staff are versatile and are able to cope with different types of emergencies that need their attention. These emergency services are not only about accidents, they are about medical disasters or lacksadaisical attitude towards an eye disease that may even cause blindness in hours.

Combined management by the General Ophthalmologists, Corneal Specialists and Retinal Surgeons depending on the nature and depth of case. Ocular trauma and other emergency cases requiring minor procedures are done at Minor Procedure Room and Emergency surgeries are performed as necessary.

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