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EyeWiki is where ophthalmologists, other physicians, patients and the public can view articles written by ophthalmologists, covering the vast spectrum of eye disease, diagnosis and treatment. Any qualified ophthalmologist or ophthalmologist in training is invited to contribute content to the wiki.

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Featured Article for October 1, 2019

Anterior Segment Trauma: Evaluation, Considerations and Initial Management

The anterior segment of the eye is continually exposed to minute trauma throughout the normal day. The precorneal tear film, corneal epithelium and conjunctival epithelium provide protection against this continual mild trauma; however, significant trauma can occur which requires ophthalmic examination and treatment. This article discusses anterior segment trauma, how to evaluate it, and initial considerations in its management.

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EyeWiki Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief 
Marcus Marcet, M.D.
Deputy Editor-in-Chief 
Cat Nguyen Burkat, MD FACS

Section Lead Editors

Cataract/Anterior Segment  
Alpa S. Patel, M.D.
Cornea/External Disease  
Vatinee Bunya, MD
Glaucoma  
Ahmad A. Aref, MD, MBA
Neuro-ophthalmology/Orbit  
Andrew Go Lee, MD
Ocular Trauma  
Anna Murchison, MD, MPH
Oculoplastics/Orbit  
Michael T Yen, MD
Oncology/Pathology  
Matthew W. Wilson, MD, FACS
Pediatric Ophthalmology/Strabismus  
Monte A Del Monte, MD
Refractive Management/Intervention  
Majid Moshirfar, M.D.
Retina/Vitreous  
Jennifer I Lim MD
Uveitis  
Alan Palestine, MD