Surveillance of intraocular foreign bodies in the UK

F R Imrie, A Cox, B Foot, C J Macewen

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    To estimate the incidence of penetrating injuries with retained intraocular foreign bodies (IOFBs) in the United Kingdom, and to provide epidemiological data on the aetiology, management, and visual outcome of such injuries.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1141-7
    Number of pages7
    Issue number9
    Publication statusPublished - Sept 2008


    • Adolescent
    • Adult
    • Aged
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Eye Foreign Bodies
    • Eye Injuries, Penetrating
    • Eye Protective Devices
    • Great Britain
    • Humans
    • Incidence
    • Male
    • Middle Aged
    • Ophthalmology
    • Prospective Studies
    • Questionnaires
    • Treatment Outcome
    • Visual Acuity
    • Young Adult


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