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Table 4 Presenting and postoperative visual acuities of paediatric patients with corneal laceration in UPTH

From: Pattern of paediatric corneal laceration injuries in the University of port Harcourt teaching hospital, Rivers state, Nigeria

Visual acuity range Presenting visual acuities Corrected postoperative visual acuities (4 weeks) Corrected postoperative visual acuities (12 weeks)
  Freq% Freq% Freq%
6/4 to 6/18 3 (8.3) 8 (22.2) 3 (8.3)
6/24 to 6/60 4 (11.1) 4 (11.1) 8 (22.2)
3/60 to 1/60 2 (5.6) 3 (8.3) -
HM 5 (13.9) 2 (5.6) 3 (8.3)
LP 4 (11.1) 1 (2.8) 2 (5.6)
NLP 8 (22.2) 8 (22.2) 2 (5.6)
Could not be taken 10 (27.8) 10 (27.8) -
Lost to followup - - 18 (50.0)
Total 36 (100.0) 36 (100.0) 36 (100.0)