OCULAR AND ADNEXA INJURIES

An injury to the eye may result in vision loss. It is important to recognize serious eye injuries and give appropriate
treatment or refer to a specialist immediately.

Cause

  • Blunt injury from a blunt object like a ball or a fist
  • A perforating injury from a sharp object, like, a knife, high velocity projectiles from explosives
  • Exposure to chemicals
  • Thermal injuries