J Maxillofac Oral Surg 2020 Dec 23;19(4):585-590. Epub 2019 Oct 23.
Ophthalmology Department, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, Ife, Osun Nigeria.
Objectives: The study investigated the association between intraocular pressure changes and clinical ocular signs in 51 patients with orbitozygomatic complex fractures. Diplopia, chemosis, enophthalmos, subconjunctival haemorrhage, periorbital ecchymosis and extraocular muscles entrapment were assessed.
Study Design: Intraocular pressure was measured in mmHg at different time intervals with Perkins and Goldman tonometers; within first 3 days of injury (T1), 24 h post-elevation within 3-14 days of injury (T2), 1 month after initial treatment assessment (T3), 2 months after initial treatment assessment (T4), and 3 months after initial treatment assessment (T5). Read More