BILATERAL EYE INJURIES FROM MOTOR VEHICLE TRAUMA

Three patients admitted after motor vehicle accident trauma are presented. Each had bilateral eye injuries with significant but variable visual loss. Common features to each were alcohol intoxication and lack of use of seatbelts, and each was young and male. New microsurgical ophthalmological techniques as well as a multidisciplinary surgical approach to these types of injuries are emphasized.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

    College of Surgeons' Gardens, Spring Street
    Melbourne 3000,   Australia 
  • Authors:
    • Flaherty, M
    • Francis, I C
    • Kappagoda, M B
  • Publication Date: 1983-12

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  • Accession Number: 00394737
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-037 837
  • Files: HSL, ATRI, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 30 1985 12:00AM