Visual outcome of pressurised bottled drinks related eye injuries in Ibadan

ABSTRACT

Records of 15 patients presenting with pressurised bottled drinks related eye injuries between January 1996 and 2001 were reviewed to identify factors contributing to accidental eye injuries from pressurised bottled drinks, reason for poor outcome and to make recommendations. In all, 16 eyes of 15 patients were studied out of which 7 were males (M:F, ratio I:1.1). Age range, 3 years-49 years, mean 23.6 years. The majority of those affected were students 46.7%, and traders 26.7%. The commonest activity leading to injury was explosion during the process of arranging the bottles or crates of drinks (43.8%) and accidental fall of bottle from hand or height (37.5%). Drinks implicated include, Coca-cola 50%, beer 25%, others (Fanta, Legend stout, Mirinda, Grape juice) 25%. Complications arising from the injury included, hyphema 43.8%, vitreous haemorrhage 12.5%, and retinal detachment 12.5%. The globes were retained in 12 (75%) cases, 3 defaulted and one eye became physical

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APA

Bekibele, C & K, B (2021). Visual outcome of pressurised bottled drinks related eye injuries in Ibadan. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/visual-outcome-of-pressurised-bottled-drinks-related-eye-injuries-in-ibadan

MLA 8th

Bekibele, C and B K "Visual outcome of pressurised bottled drinks related eye injuries in Ibadan" Afribary. Afribary, 15 Mar. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/visual-outcome-of-pressurised-bottled-drinks-related-eye-injuries-in-ibadan. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

MLA7

Bekibele, C, B K . "Visual outcome of pressurised bottled drinks related eye injuries in Ibadan". Afribary, Afribary, 15 Mar. 2021. Web. 20 Apr. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/visual-outcome-of-pressurised-bottled-drinks-related-eye-injuries-in-ibadan >.

Chicago

Bekibele, C and K, B . "Visual outcome of pressurised bottled drinks related eye injuries in Ibadan" Afribary (2021). Accessed April 20, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/visual-outcome-of-pressurised-bottled-drinks-related-eye-injuries-in-ibadan