Retinal laser injury

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Ocular laser injury may result from various types of lasers in industrial, laboratory, or commercial settings, but children are particularly susceptible to injury from recreational lasers. This chapter review the clinical and optical coherence tomography (OCT) features of laser injury and ancillary image findings in children. An example of a young boy who suffered macular damage from a blue recreational laser is presented. Treatment options for retinal laser injury are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Pediatric Retinal OCT and the Eye-Brain Connection
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9780323609845
ISBN (Print)9780323609852
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


  • Laser injury
  • OCT
  • Retinal damage
  • Retinal hemorrhage

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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