Pediatric ocular emergencies.Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 1999 Jul; 29(4):1003-22, viii.VC
There are few ocular emergencies that are unique to the pediatric patient. Most ocular emergencies are traumatic in origin, and the prognosis is often determined by the extent of the injury. Some congenital anomalies that may present as ocular emergencies are also discussed. The focus of this article is recognition and initial therapy for the more common pediatric ocular emergencies.