Early and Intensive Management of Chemical Eye Injuries: Case Series

Roma Jha *

CIMS, Bilaspur, India.

Prabha Sonwani

CIMS, Bilaspur, India.

Suchita Singh

CIMS, Bilaspur, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Chemical injuries of the eyes are true ophthalmic emergencies causing significant visual morbidities. They require urgent and immediate assessment and intervention. They are more common in young adults either due to accidental causes or due to criminal assaults. They severely damage the ocular structures; surface epithelium, cornea, conjunctiva, limbal stem cells and can cause permanent unilateral or bilateral vision loss. In this article, we are trying to emphasis on the importance of initiating treatment in the early phase of ocular chemical injury and also emphasizing on extent of chemical ocular injuries, their severity and their varied outcomes through two different types of cases; one with good visual recovery with early initiation of treatment and the other developing complications in spite of being initiating treatment in early phase.

Keywords: Chemical ocular burn, severe damage, initiating treatment, varied outcomes


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Jha, R., Sonwani, P., & Singh, S. (2024). Early and Intensive Management of Chemical Eye Injuries: Case Series. Ophthalmology Research: An International Journal, 19(3), 7–15. https://doi.org/10.9734/or/2024/v19i3419

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