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Eye Injuries (cont.)

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eye injuries, ocular trauma, corneal abrasion, traumatic iritis, hyphema, orbital blowout fracture, foreign body in the eye, ultraviolet keratitis, conjunctival laceration, corneal flash burn, eyelid laceration, black eye, safety glasses

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/8/2012

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Globe rupture occurs when the integrity of the outer membranes of the eye is disrupted by blunt or penetrating trauma.

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