Category: Opthalmology for medical professionals

Common eye emergencies

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COMMON EYE EMERGENCIES Chemical Splash Red Eye Sudden Profound Loss of Vision Ocular Laceration or Rupture.   Basic approach to the eye History   Symptoms Defective Vision Pain Redness Watering Discharge Flashes. Floaters Black spots In the event of Industrial accidents also note the following: Time of injury Nature or mechanism of injury Site of […]

Managing the red eye

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THE RED EYE – A PRACTICAL APPROACH Introduction The primary care physician frequently encounters patients who complain of a red eye. Many causes of the red eye, which present may be treatable. A simple classification such as Treatable red eye and Referable red eye may improve the management of this condition. Treatable red eyes are conditions such as hordeolum, chalazion, […]