Anterior segment injury by a high-power handheld blue laser device

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dc.contributor.author Al-Armary, Mohammad A.
dc.contributor.author AlSulaiman, Sulaiman M.
dc.contributor.author Ghazi, Nicola G.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-06-20T10:16:47Z
dc.date.available 2019-06-20T10:16:47Z
dc.date.copyright 2017 en_US
dc.date.issued 2019-06-20
dc.identifier.issn 1744-5078 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/10870
dc.description.abstract Purpose: To report a case of severe anterior segment inflammation secondary to exposure to a high-power blue laser device. Methods: Case report. Results: A 14-year-old male presented with redness, pain and decreased vision in his left eye after exposure to blue laser. Examination indicated severe conjunctival injection associated with 4+ cells in the anterior chamber with fibrinous reaction. The posterior pole was normal. Conclusion: Blue laser devices are easily available through the Internet. These devices can cause devastating ocular injuries. National safety guidelines are required to regulate use. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Anterior segment injury by a high-power handheld blue laser device en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SOM en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201000154 en_US
dc.author.department N/A en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Ocular Immunology and Inflammation en_US
dc.journal.volume 26 en_US
dc.journal.issue 8 en_US
dc.article.pages 1174-1176 en_US
dc.keywords Anterior segment en_US
dc.keywords Blue laser en_US
dc.keywords Fibrinous reaction en_US
dc.keywords Uveitis en_US
dc.keywords Trauma en_US
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1080/09273948.2017.1327603 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Al-Amry, M. A., Alsulaiman, S. M., & Ghazi, N. G. (2018). Anterior segment injury by a high-power handheld blue laser device. Ocular immunology and inflammation, 26(8), 1174-1176. en_US
dc.author.email nicola.ghazi@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09273948.2017.1327603 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US

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