Bomb Explosion Ocular Effects of Primary Secondary and Tertiary Mechanisms
Kalayci, M., Er, S., and Tahtabasi, M. (2020). Bomb Explosion: Ocular Effects of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Mechanisms. Clinical Opthamology. 28(14):1145-1151.
This study examines twenty-two patients who had ocular injuries due to a bombing in Somalia in 2019 (32 eyes in total were included in the study). The bulk of ocular injuries were “open globe” (and most of them were lacerations). The authors suggest that ocular blast injuries will increase along with the “widespread use of highly explosive fragmentary munitions.”