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Table 7 Four week summary of treatment outcome of paediatric corneoscleral lacerations at UPTH

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

4 week outcome after treatment of injury Freq%
Vision restored to >6/18 8 (22.2)
Corneal scar requiring referral 21 (58.3)
Cataract requiring treatment 4 (11.1)
Overwhelming infection 4 (11.1)
Significant refractive errors 12 (33.3)
Referred for treatment of posterior segment injuries 2 (5.6)
no treatment taken 7 (19.4)
Irreversible blindness 11 (30.6)