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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.

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Macewen, C. J. "Eye injuries: a prospective survey of 5671 cases." The British Journal of Ophthalmology 73.11 (1989): 888-894.

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.

Smith, D., et al. "The epidemiology and diagnosis of penetrating eye injuries." Academic Emergency Medicine 9.3 (2002): 209-213.

Tielsch, J. M., et al. "Time trends in the incidence of hospitalized ocular trauma." Archives of Ophthalmology 107.4 (1989): 519-523.

Previous contributing author and editors: Author: Joseph R Twanmoh, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine. Editors: Richard W Allinson, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Ophthalmology, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Scott and White Clinic; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; and Robert H Graham, MD, Ophthalmologist, Robert H Graham, MD, PC; Affiliated With Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona.


Last Editorial Review: 10/8/2012

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