Evaluating Need for close follow-up after removal of a noncomplicated corneal foreign body Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Continuity of Patient Care
  • Corneal Injuries
  • Eye Foreign Bodies
  • Eye Injuries, Penetrating
  • Wound Healing

abstract

  • Few noncomplicated injuries develop infectious keratitis. We recommend fewer follow-ups for these injuries. However, if patients develop any worsening in eye pain, irritation, redness, or decrease in their visual acuity, they should return promptly for reassessment.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 25090166

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1193

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 33

number

  • 11