Ocular trauma resulting from paintball injury

@article{Pahk2008OcularTR,
  title={Ocular trauma resulting from paintball injury},
  author={Patricia J. Pahk and Ron A. Adelman},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
  year={2008},
  volume={247},
  pages={469-475}
}
  • P. Pahk, R. Adelman
  • Published 1 April 2009
  • Medicine
  • Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
BackgroundPaintball-related ocular injuries result in severe damage and loss of vision. Despite efforts to increase public awareness and improve safety features, the incidence of eye injuries has increased over time. We examined the characteristics and ocular effects of paintball injury at our tertiary referral center.MethodsRetrospective review of charts of patients with paintball injury between 1998–2005.ResultsFourteen patients were evaluated for paintball injury; 13 (93%) were male and one… 

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