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A sport in which marble-sized gelatin capsules filled with a nontoxic dye are shot at speeds of 300 kph/200 mph. Paintball-related eye injuries are common and include cataracts, retinal tears/detachment and damage to lens and optic nerve; 50% of eye injuries result in permanent blindness in the affected eye
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paintball

Sports medicine A sport in which marble-sized gelatin capsules filled with a nontoxic dye are shot at speeds of 300 kph/200 mph Warning: Paintball-related eye injuries are common and include cataracts, retinal tears/detachment and damage to lens and optic nerve; 50% of eye injuries result in permanent blindness in affected eye; protective masks are a must; other players must KNOW you're in “time out” to clean goggles
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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