Trauma

Blunt Eye Trauma

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Blunt Eye Trauma

  • See Also
  • Exam
  1. Remove contacts immediately
    1. Removal difficult with swelling
  2. See Eye Exam
  • Complications
  • Conditions secondary to blunt Trauma
  • Imaging
  • Indicated if penetrating injury suspected
  1. Orbital CT Scan (1-1.5 mm cuts, axial and coronal) or
  2. XRay (up and down gaze views) if CT not available
  • Management
  1. Patients who are discharged
    1. Close interval follow-up
    2. Self-monitoring of vision and immediate return for worsening or lack of improvement