Key Features

  • Hundreds of photographs and line drawings show you what to look for and how to proceed.
  • Videos on DVD demonstrate everything from handling initial presentations to performing surgical interventions to managing follow-up visits.
  • Real-world case studies clarify how to overcome difficult challenges and achieve the best outcomes.
  • Highly practical, focused chapters enable you to locate and apply information quickly.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction to Ocular Trauma

1. Epidemiology of Eye Trauma (James T. Banta)

2. Prevention of Eye Injuries (Paul M. Gallogly, Stephanie L. Vanderveldt, James T. Banta)

3. History and Examination of Traumatized Eyes (Alexei L. Moraczewski)

4. Definitions and Classification in Ocular Trauma (James T. Banta)

Section 2: Closed Globe Injuries

5. Ocular Surface (Kristen L. Hartley, Benjamin L. Mason, James T. Banta)

6. Anterior Chamber (Colleen M. Cebulla, Carolyn D. Quinn, James T. Banta)

7. Lens (Jennifer I. Hui, David A. Goldman)

8. Posterior Segment (John J. Miller, Krista D. Rosenberg)

9. Eyelid Lacerations (Wendy W. Lee, Kambiz K. Parsa)

10. Orbit and Optic Nerve (Vivian Schiedler, Thomas E. Johnson, Kenneth B. Krantz)

Section 3: Open Globe Injuries

11. Ruptured or Lacerated Globe (Dan M. Miller, Charles W. G. Eifrig, James T. Banta)

12. Intraocular Foreign Body (James T. Banta, Jeffrey K. Moore)

Section 4: Complications and Controversies of Ocular Trauma

13. Delayed Complications of Ocular Trauma (James T. Banta)

14. Controversies in Ocular Trauma Management (Matthew S. Benz, Andrew C. Westfall)



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About the author

James Banta

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, Director of Emergency Eye Care, University of Miami, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL