Volume : 2
Issue : 4
Online ISSN : 2581-5016
Print ISSN : 2581-5024
Article First Page : 240
Article End Page : 243
Purpose: To study the various mode and site of lid injuries and to evaluate the results of immediate surgery, delayed surgery, and surgery on infected cases.
Method: This is the prospective study conducted in ophthalmology department of MLN Medical College. We included all the patients with fresh lid injuries as well as old mismanaged cases. After complete evaluation adequate treatment was given.
Result: Total 91 patients of lid trauma were included in study. 19 – 35 years were the most common age of presentation, male was more affected than females. Penetrating injury was found to be the most common mode constitute about 35.3%. Upper and lower lids were involved in 75% of cases. 7.9% patients were have wound infection. Post-operative outcome was better in fresh cases as compare to old and complicated cases.
Conclusion: There is rapid rise in the incidence of ocular injuries due to increase urbanisation. Adequate and timely treatment can improve the functional and cosmetic outcome.
Keywords: Lid trauma, Canalicular laceration, Eyelid laceration