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In a traumatic eye injury why is the un-injured eye covered up also?

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Dr. Matheson Harris
Ophthalmology

In brief: Prevent movement

Occasionally, this would be done if you were worried about movement of the eye causing further damage, since they both always move together. Covering both eyes would lessen searching eye movements.

In brief: Prevent movement

Occasionally, this would be done if you were worried about movement of the eye causing further damage, since they both always move together. Covering both eyes would lessen searching eye movements.
Dr. Matheson Harris
Dr. Matheson Harris
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