Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

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Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology (IJCEO) is open access, a peer-reviewed medical journal, published quarterly, online, and in print, by the  Innovative Education and Scientific Research Foundation (IESRF) since 2015. To fulfill our aim of rapid dissemination of knowledge, we publish articles ‘Ahead of Print’ on acceptance. In addition, the journal allows free more...

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Yunia Irawati*, Lily Silva Ardiani, Brenda Hayatulhaya

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Five-year survey and management of sports-related eye injuries in Jakarta’s eye hospitals

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Author Details : Yunia Irawati*, Lily Silva Ardiani, Brenda Hayatulhaya

Volume : 7, Issue : 1, Year : 2021

Article Page : 9-15

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Aims: To examine the demographics and outcome of management in patients admitted with sports-related eye injuries in one of Jakarta’s eye hospitals.
Methods: Retrospective analysis 24 patients who admitted to a tertiary eye hospital in Jakarta with sportsrelated eye injuries between 2014 to 2019 was conducted. Standard descriptive statistical methods were used for analysis.
Results: Out of 534 patients admitted to our hospital with ocular trauma between 2014 to 2019, 24 patients (4.5%) had sport-related eye injuries. Most patients were male (17/24, 70.8%), below 25 years old (18/24, 75%) and students (7/24, 29.2%) by occupation. The most common cause of injury was badminton (9/24, 37.5%) followed by ball games (6/24, 25%) and fishing (3/24, 12.5%). Most patients suffered from closed globe injuries (16/24, 66.7%). Anterior segment of the eye was mostly involved (16/24, 66.7%) with hyphema being the most common clinical presentation (11/24, 45.8%), followed by palpebrae edema (5/24, 20.8%). Patients were mostly admitted with moderate visual impairment (14/24, 58.3%). Most patients
were managed by medical treatment (16/24, 66.7%) while those with more severe presentations underwent surgeries (7/24, 29.2%). Complications such as secondary glaucoma (1/24, 4.2%) and graft-rejection (1/24, 4.2%) were recorded.
Conclusion: The incidence of sports-related eye injuries increases every year. Badminton was responsible for the most cases of sports-related eye injuries. These injuries could result in severe complications. Protective eyewear could prevent these injuries.

Keywords: Incidence, Management, Sports-related eye injuries.


How to cite : Irawati Y , Ardiani L S , Hayatulhaya B , Five-year survey and management of sports-related eye injuries in Jakarta’s eye hospitals. Indian J Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2021;7(1):9-15

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