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Gaceta Médica Boliviana

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QUISPAYA Q., Rolando  and  FERNANDEZ M., Paola. Sequelae of blunt eye trauma, in an economically active patient . Gac Med Bol [online]. 2020, vol.43, n.1, pp.100-102. ISSN 1012-2966.

The ocular trauma is a frequent cause of consultation in ophthalmology services, it is more frequent in males. Depending on the severity of the damage caused, the treatment represents a challenge for the ophthalmologist, because, he faces an integral and complex pathological damage. The present case corresponds to a male patient with low visual acuity in the right eye, with a history of blunt eye trauma, caused by a stone, in his work environment, who came two months after the eye trauma. On examination, he presented sequels of blunt ocular trauma, anterior capsular fibrosis, traumatic cataract, lens subluxation, etc. The visual prognosis after a surgical procedure is good, however, the patient rejects the surgery. Therefore, it is very important to wear work glasses that can prevent workplace accidents.

Keywords : trauma; eye; fibrosis; subluxation lens.

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