Ocular Foreign Bodies: A ReviewAchyut N Pandey*
Department Of Ophthalmology, VCSG Medical College and Research Institute, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Achyut N Pandey
Department Of Ophthalmology, VCSG Medical College and Research Institute
Srinagar Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: March 17, 2017; Accepted date: March 23, 2017; Published date: April 04, 2017
Citation: Pandey AN (2017) Ocular Foreign Bodies: A Review. J Clin Exp Ophthalmol 8:645. doi: 10.4172/2155-9570.1000645
Copyright: © 2017 Pandey AN. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
A foreign body is any abnormal substance or object that does not belong to the body (eye). The incidence of foreign body in the eye is high especially in the industrial towns. It can occur at any age and in both genders. It affects the eye by mechanical effects, by introduction of infection or by specific reaction. Introduction of a foreign body is a significant disturbance and can create health problem. The study of the foreign body presents unparalleled opportunities for reducing morbidity and for realizing significant savings in both financial and human terms.
This article explains the effects of foreign bodies both extra and intra ocular on the ocular structures, their effects and management.