Mohammad Idris, Muhammad Junaid Sethi, Mohammad Alam, Sadia Ayaz, Zubair Ullah.
Nature of Eyelid Trauma in a Tertiary Care Hospital of Peshawar, KPK.
Ophthalmol Update Jan ;12(3):233-5.

Objective: To evaluate the pattern of eyelid trauma presented in a tertiary care Hospital of KPK. Material and Methods: prospective, interventional case series. The study was carried out at the Department of Ophthalmology, Govt. Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar from July 2011 to Jan 2013. We received 163 cases from outdoor department for surgical management. Data was collected on special proforma and was analyzed with the help of SPSS Version16. Results: The study comprised of 163 cases of eyelid trauma. Male to female ratio was 1.5:1. Age ranged between 01 to 40 years (Mean = 25 years). About 47.2 % patients were between 21 and 40 years. The most common cause of eyelid trauma was road traffic accident 36.8%, lower lid was commonly involved 80.9%, globe perforation was noted in 14.1% cases. Conclusion: Commonest cause of eyelid trauma in our setup is RTA. BBI related lacerations have poorest surgical outcome. Lower lid was commonest location and intraorbital injury was seen in BBI and RTA related trauma. Early referral and timely repair offer the best outcome and to educate the masses regarding preventive measures to reduce its incidence.

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