eye injuries

eye injuries

sport is the commonest context for injury to the eyes, most commonly those such as football, rugby, boxing where opponents' fingers or elbows may come into contact with the eyes or those where small balls or the implements for hitting them may do the damage (squash, hockey, golf). Wearing protective glasses can reduce the incidence of injury.
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According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), more than 1,000 eye injuries occur in American workplaces every day.
Of the 115 victims, 108 were males aged 3 to 62 years old; 78 percent or 89 were children under 15 years old; 69 were injured due to piccolo firecrackers, and 21 suffered eye injuries.
Eye injuries are common in sport and recreational activities and can range from abrasions to the cornea and bruising of the eyelid to internal eye injuries, including internal bleeding and retinal detachment.
1,2) About one quarter of all serious eye injuries are related to activities in the workplace.
The National Eye Institute reports that eye injuries are a leading cause of blindness in children.
INTRODUCTION: Eye injuries are a matter of concern worldwide.
In 2009 the GAA's player injury scheme awarded compensation for 146 dental injuries, 38 facial injuries and 19 eye injuries.
The registry will track the occurrence, treatment and outcomes of all eye injuries or visual dysfunction experienced by members of the Armed Forces while serving on active duty.
London, March 3 (ANI): Eye doctors are asking people to be cautious with the use of liquid capsules for fabric detergents following a wave of child eye injuries.
A PENSIONER is being treated for serious eye injuries after he was hit with a brick and robbed.
KARACHI, January 14, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Ophthalmologists and Paediatricians have warned against increased incidents of toys induced eye injuries among children.
A CAMPAIGN aimed at cutting the number of eye injuries in the construction industry has been launched in Coventry by a leading charity for blind people.