Severity of Ocular Trauma Score at Presentation in Open Globe Injuries


  • Mashal Bano Khyber Girls Medical College
  • Hira Wakil Khyber Girls Medical College
  • Yousaf Jamal Mahsood Khyber Girls Medical College
  • Muhammad Zia Ud Din Khalil Khyber Girls Medical College



Ocular trauma, open globe injury, endophthalmitis



To determine the pattern of ocular trauma and ocular trauma score in patients from general population.

Material and Methods:

This cross-sectional study was conducted at Ophthalmology department of Hayatabad Medical Complex, Peshawar from July 2022 till April 2023. Ocular examination included best corrected visual acuity in LogMAR units, etiology of the trauma, presenting symptoms, and associated ocular complications with OGI. Raw points and Ocular Trauma Score (OTS) were calculated for each eye at the end.


A total 98 eyes of 98 participants were included in this study. Mean age and presenting visual acuity of our participants were 19.01+14.5 years and 1.45+0.48 LogMAR units. Most were males 84 (85.7%) and 53 (54.1%) participants presented after 24 hours of the ocular trauma. Wood was the most common cause of ocular trauma followed by metal.


The patients usually present late and with bad OTS which can be the reasons for poor vision in long-term.



How to Cite

Bano, M., Wakil, H., Mahsood, Y. J., & Khalil, M. Z. U. D. (2024). Severity of Ocular Trauma Score at Presentation in Open Globe Injuries. Ophthalmology Pakistan, 14(2), 30–34.



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