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Ocular trauma represents a common and challenging aspect of almost every ophthalmologist's practice. It is one of the few clinical settings in which the artificial barriers among subspecialties are broken and practitioners are forced to deal with anterior and posterior segments and orbital and plastic problems in one patient. Despite the clinical significance of ocular trauma, our field has not been blessed with a wealth of textual material on its management. Fortunately, quality has superseded quantity, and one text has served as the leader in presenting a comprehensive approach to the management of patients with an eye injury. Management of Ocular Injuries, by Drs Paton and Goldberg, has been the standby of ophthalmologic residents and general ophthalmologists for the past decade. Their red book has developed into the classic guide for the evaluation and treatment of ocular trauma.
"The authors have succeeded in updating important areas of change in trauma
Shingleton BJ. Paton and Goldberg's Management of Ocular Injuries. Arch Ophthalmol. 1985;103(10):1464. doi:10.1001/archopht.1985.01050100040011