A Study of Clinical Profile of Patients with Traumatic Cataract
Keywords:Trauma, Cataract, Slit lamp, Glaucoma
Background: Traumatic cataracts cause a significant amount of vision loss and blindness in the general population,
particularly in underdeveloped nations. It’s associated with a variety of ocular injuries.
Objectives: To study the clinical profile of traumatic cataract patients.
Methods: A total of 50 patients who satisfied the inclusion criteria were recruited for the study, and a comprehensive
history was obtained. A thorough slit lamp examination was performed using a torch light under diffuse lighting.
Results: In majority of the patient’s total cataract was done in 86% of the cases. Among the associated ocular damage,
corneal injury was seen in 62% of the patients, And associated ocular complication was Lens matter in anterior chamber
reported in 22% of the cases, Uveitis in 8% of the cases and Glaucoma was reported in 6% of the cases.
Conclusion: Traumatic cataracts result in considerable vision impairment, psychological distress, and a major financial
burden. To avoid vision loss in traumatic cataract patients, a better knowledge of these injuries is required. Appropriate
health awareness education, as well as early prevention, is required among the population.
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