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Dr. William Mathers
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Eye Injury (Definition)

An eye injury is a condition in which a person has some trauma to one or both eyes. Injuries include bruises around the eye, bleeding behind the cornea, dislocation of the lens, rupture of the ...Read more


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Are there surgeries to repair eye injury in the fovea centralis?

Are there surgeries to repair eye injury in the fovea centralis?

Maybe: The fovea is the most sensitive part of the eye, responsible for sharp detail vision. Macular translocation surgery moves the fovea to another part of the eye in cases of certain macular diseases, but the success rate is mixed, and the surgery is risky. Discuss all options with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Are there any surgeries to repair eye injury in the fovea centralis?

Are there any surgeries to repair eye injury in the fovea centralis?

Possibly: The fovea is the most delicate part of the eye. 90% of all vision fibers connect to this tiny area. There are new amazing surgeries to repair conditions like macular holes that once led to blindness, & treatments for wet macular degeneration that would affect the fovea. However, mechanical injury, solar, laser, or welding burns to the fovea would probably be beyond repair w/ current technology. ...Read more

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How can I prevent eye injuries in my workshop?

How can I prevent eye injuries in my workshop?

Eye protection!: Wear safety glasses, goggles, or face shields when you hammer nails or metal, work with power tools or chemicals, or do any activity that might cause a burn to your eyes. If you work with hazardous chemicals that could splash into your eyes, know how to flush chemicals out, and know the location of the nearest shower or sink. ...Read more

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Should i avoid sexual activity after an eye injury?

Depends: Depends on the injury, but most injuries would not preclude you from having sexual activity. Some surgeries it is recommended to avoid strenuous activity after for 7-30 days. ...Read more

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I recently suffered severe eye injury and am considering prosthetic. How real do they actually look?

Could look vey real: The prosthetic eye could look real if its done right. Hand made prothetic are finely color painted to matched to the fellow eye. It may be some time fooled for real eye even by other providers. ...Read more

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How can I prevent eye injuries while in the house?

How can I prevent eye injuries while  in the house?

Protective eyewear!: Wear safety glasses, goggles, or face shields when you hammer nails or metal, work with power tools or chemicals, or do any activity that might cause a burn to your eyes. If you work with hazardous chemicals that could splash into your eyes, know how to flush chemicals out, and know the location of the nearest shower or sink. ...Read more

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How can I prevent eye injuries when working on the car?

How can I prevent eye injuries when working on the car?

Eye protection!: Wear safety glasses, goggles, or face shields when you hammer nails or metal, work with power tools or chemicals, or do any activity that might cause a burn to your eyes. If you work with hazardous chemicals that could splash into your eyes, know how to flush chemicals out, and know the location of the nearest shower or sink. Wear a mask or goggles designed for welding if needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


Dr. Scott Goldstein
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Eye Trauma (Definition)

Eye trauma is a condition in which there is a physical or chemical injury to the eye. The injury may range from minor to very severe ...Read more