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Eye Injuries (cont.)

Pictures of Eye Injuries

Picture of corneal abrasion. Image courtesy of Brian S. Skow, MD.
Picture of corneal abrasion. Image courtesy of Brian S. Skow, MD.
Picture of corneal ulcer. Image courtesy of Brian S. Skow, MD.
Picture of corneal ulcer. Image courtesy of Brian S. Skow, MD.
Picture of corneal burn. Image courtesy of Brian S. Skow, MD.
Picture of corneal burn. Image courtesy of Brian S. Skow, MD.
Picture of subconjunctival hemorrhage Image courtesy of Lawrence B. Stack, MD.
Picture of subconjunctival hemorrhage Image courtesy of Lawrence B. Stack, MD.

Medically reviewed by William Baer, MD, Board Certified in Ophthalmology

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Layton, Christopher J. "Factors Associated with Significant Ocular Injury in Conservatively Treated Orbital Fractures." Journal of Ophthalmology 2014 (2014).

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Négrel, A. D. and B. Thylefors. "The global impact of eye injuries." Ophthalmic Epidemiology 5.3 (1998): 143-169.

Rahman, I., et al. "Open globe injuries: factors predictive of poor outcome." Eye 20.12 (2006): 1336-1341.

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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/27/2015

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