Table 3

Time interval between corneal abrasion and initiation of antibiotic prophylactic treatment in 442 patients

Hours elapsed No (%) of patients with abrasion No of patients developing an ulcer
0–6150  (33.9%)0
7–1223 (5.2%)0
13–18111 (25.1%)0
19–24109 (24.7%)4
24–4849 (11.1%)14
Total no of patients44218