Handling of prolapsed tissue

Depending on the type of tissue, reposit, or excise

Depending on the type of tissue, reposit or excise; if wound too posterior, leave

Detailed evaluation if - -wound easily visible

Detailed evaluation if wound not visible


+++ to determine whether a wound is present (occult rupture)

Best method to evaluate

Slit lamp; fluorescein (rose bengal) staining

Slit lamp; CT; ultrasonography

Table 2.11.3 (continued) Management of corneal and scleral wounds: a comparison




Injury type

Contusion/concussion common

Contusion/concussion uncommon

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