Posterior Segment Trauma/Retinal Lasers

Objectives: At the conclusion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of posterior segment trauma and should be able to:

Describe the epidemiology, characteristics and management of posterior segment trauma including:

  • Blunt trauma
  • Lacerating and Penetrating Injuries
  • Perforating Injuries
  • Intraocular Foreign Bodies
  • Sympathetic Ophthalmia
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome/Nonaccidental Trauma

Reading Assignment: Please read the chapter 17 in the Retina and Vitreous book of the BCSC series.