Acta Medica Medianae
EYE INJURIES WITH A SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE NATO AGGRESSION PERIOD
Gordana STANKOVIĆ-BABIĆ, Gordana ZLATANOVIC, Vesna KOSTOVSKA, Rade R. BABIĆ and Branislav TOMAŠEVIĆ
Ophtalmological Clinic and Institute for Radiology of the Clinic Center, Niš
The frequency of ocular traumas ranges from 7 to 9,22% with respect to the overall number of all the body injuries. A group of 20 hospitalized patients with an eye injury during the NATO aggression against our country has been analyzed. The dominant among the injured are men, that is, a working and soldier part of the population; among the obtained injuries, the dominant ones are mechanical eye ones (perforative -15, contusion - 4) with respect to the chemical eye injuries. AH the 7 war eye injuries were caused by the fire arms' projectiles.
Key words: eye injuries, eye injuries caused by fire arms' projectiles