Shilpi Aggarwal, Sapan Phalod


Aim- Ocular trauma has many challenges. This study evaluates visual outcome and probable predictors of visual
Material and method- A retrospective study of 43 cases underwent meticulous evaluation for etiology, type of trauma, associated ocular comorbidities,
surgical intervention, and nal visual outcome. Cases were grouped as per BETTS classication and managed accordingly with
follow up of 6 months. Probable predictors for visual prognosis were assessed and compare with nal visual outcome.
Result: Open globe injury was observed more than closed globe. In mode of injury iron rod and wooden chip were most common. Corneal tear
was commonest associated co-morbidity and played an essential role in nal visual outcome.
Conclusion: Categorizing cases as per associated co-morbidity and managing them according to BETT’S played a key role in knowing probable
predictors pre-operatively, which helped in assessing visual gain and explain realistic expectation to the patient


Ocular trauma, BETTS, Visual outcome.

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