NOV 12, 2019
Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Posterior Segment Trauma, Retina/Vitreous
In this interview from AAO 2019, Dr. Rupesh Agrawal discusses his strategy for managing patients with an open globe. His first step is to minimize further trauma to the eye, which includes assembling a proper team to treat the patient. Next, surgeons should try to prevent infection with antibiotics. He explains that it is equally important to minimize psychological distress to both the patient and their family. Finally, he notes that proper documentation is necessary to protect physicians from any legal consequences.
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