1. Optical coherence tomography patterns and outcomes of contusion maculopathy caused by impact of sporting equipment

    Optical coherence tomography patterns and outcomes of contusion maculopathy caused by impact of sporting equipment

    Background To describe the patterns and outcomes of contusion maculopathy after ocular contusions resulting from accidental impact with sporting equipment. Methods We conducted a retrospective study of interventional case series. Patient Population: Twenty-one eyes of 21 patients who sustained blunt ocular trauma while playing a sport. Intervention/Observation Procedure(s): Surgery or observation by optical coherence tomography (OCT). Main Outcome Measure(s): The morphologic changes within the macula in the early stages after injury and changes in visual function in the early and recovery stages after injury. Results In the early stage, OCT visualized four injury patterns: type Ι, commotio retinae ...

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