Ocular Trauma

Ocular trauma can be an unexpected and devastating event. There are several ways into injure an eye, including falls, car accidents, assaults, flying debris, and chemical injury. Particularly dangerous activities include paintball and hammering metal. We encourage everyone to use appropriate safety goggles during activities that involve risk to the eye.

Retina Care Consultants, P.A., is specialized in handling vitreo-retinal complications that may occur as the result of an eye injury. If you are unsure whether you have a vitreo-retinal complication from an eye injury, consider having a dilated eye examination with an ophthalmologist. This exam may involve photographs, or other specialized imaging tests of the retina. There are effective medical and surgical treatments for eye injuries, so don’t delay your evaluation.