Fish hook injury to the eye and its management
The most common cause of unilateral blindness in paediatric age groups, especially in developing countries, is ocular trauma. Trauma to the eye is very debilitating to the patient; hence, managing various types of penetrating and blunt injury to the eye provide a challenge to the ophthalmologist. It is simply preventable by the supervision
of the parents and caregivers. We will be discussing one such case and our experience in dealing with a fish hook injury to the eye in a 12-year-old boy—the challenges we faced and the precautions we took to give a good visual outcome.
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