TRAUMATIC AND TOXIC RETINOPATHIES
Ocular trauma cases are typically complex. Correct management demands a thorough structuring and adequate planning. Decisions such as the number of surgeries planned, what issues should be addressed in each and the timing between them should be pondered ahead in order to maximize potential gains in visual function and decrease the risk of complications.
Traumatic retinal detachment is a serious complication of ocular trauma. Typically these are complex cases that should only be approached by an experienced vitreoretinal surgeon.
Several types of retinal detachment can occur after trauma. Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment is caused by a retinal break. The time between ocular trauma and the development of retinal detachment varies from hours to years. Several factors can influence this time window, such as the type...