Revista Cubana de Oftalmología
versión On-line ISSN 1561-3070
MIER ARMAS, Mayra; RODRIGUEZ RODRIGUEZ, Violeta y ZALAZAR CAMPOS, María Carolina. Visual function in patients operated on of intraocular foreign body. Rev Cubana Oftalmol [online]. 1999, vol.12, n.1, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1561-3070.
82 patients (82 eyes) with intraocular foreigh body (IOFB) that underwent opthalmological examination (according to the state of the eyeball) and other complementary test that allowed to apply an adequate medical and surgical procedure were studied. These patients were folowed up for a year. Most of the IOFB affected both segments of the eyeball and located in the posterior segmen (90,2 %). It was oberved a direct relationship between the presence of infections and the worsening of visual acuity (VA) after a year. It was not the same with time of permanence of the IOFB. Of the 51 patients with poor VA in the postoperative, 39,2 % improved their vision at the end of the study. The rest of the cases (77,5 %) maintained the same functional state
Palabras llave : EYE INJURIES, PENETRATING [diagnosis]; EYE INJURIES, PENETRATING [rehabitation]; EYE INJURIES, PENETRATING [therapy]; OPHTHALMOLOGIC SURGICAL PROCEDURES.