Bilal Khan, Muhammad Idrees, Mir Ali Shah, Mehfooz Hussain.
Location of Retinal Tears in Ocular Trauma.
Ophthalmol Update Jan ;15(3):240-2.

Objective: To determine the location of retinal tears in ocular trauma. Materials & Methods: This cross sectional study was conducted at Eye Department, Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar from1st January 2013 to 31 December 2013 with 1 year duration. All patients with ocular trauma with both genders and any age having retinal tear were included in study while patients with ocular trauma without retinal tears and other ocular diseases were excluded from the study. Patients particulars like name, age, gender, address, history of ocular trauma and retinal tears whether present or absent were documented on pre designed proforma. Data was analyzed by SPSS version 20 and results were represented in the form of graphs and charts. Results: A total of 105 patients of ocular trauma were included in the study. Male to female ratio was 2.5:1. Average age of the patients was 42.07 years �5SD with range 13-64 years. The retinal tears in ocular trauma was most common at inferotemporal 52(49.52%) followed by supero-nasal 37(35.23%) quadrant. Conclusion: Retinal tear is common in our setup due to ocular trauma. Middle age males are most suffered from it with inferotemporal quadrant of the eye is most common location.

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