1 Introduction 2 Epidemics of Sports-related Eye Injuries 3 Risk Classification of Sports Events 4 Classification and Mechanism of Sports related eye injury 5 Sports-related injuries of the anterior segment 6 Posterior Segment of Sports-related Eye Injuries 7 Ocular Adnexal of Sports-Related Eye Injuries 8 Burns and Radiation Exposure 9 Prevention of Sports-related Eye Injuries 10 The application of protective devices in sports-related eye injuries 11 Guideliness of Return To Play 12 Sideline evaluation of the injured player 13 Screening of Sports-related Eye Injuries 14 CONTROVERSIAL ISSUE
This book covers sports-related eye injuries, presenting standard processes to enable clinical practitioners to make appropriate decisions on the management of these patients.
Sports-related activities are responsible for a large percentage of ocular injuries, particularly among young people, and can even lead to blindness. Given the increasing trend in these injuries and the potential functional loss they entail, it is important to understand how to prevent and to accurately diagnose and treat them. This book discusses the definition, etiology, clinical presentations and signs, treatment, and prevention of sports-related eye injuries, and includes typical clinical cases, together with a wealth of images and illustrative figures. Offering a systematic and symptom-based guide to clinical practice, it will help clinical practitioners to fully prepare for the various challenges posed by sports-related eye injuries.
Hua Yan is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology and the President of Tianjin Medical University, China. He is also the President of the Chinese Ocular Trauma Society and Vice President of the Asian Pacific Ocular Trauma Society.