The role of anterior segment optical coherence tomography in the management of an intra-corneal foreign body.

ÇELEBİ A. R. C. , Kilavuzoglu A. E. , Altiparmak U. E. , Cosar C. B. , Ozkiris A.

SpringerPlus, vol.5, pp.1559, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s40064-016-3242-x
  • Title of Journal : SpringerPlus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1559


Introduction: Corneal foreign bodies are reported to be the second most common type of ocular injury. Anterior segment optical coherence tomography (AS-OCT) is a valuable tool for the early diagnosis and monitoring the progress of treatment in cases of ocular trauma. Herein we aimed to report on a patient with an intra-corneal foreign body and the role of AS-OCT in management.