The global impact of eye injuries.

  title={The global impact of eye injuries.},
  author={A D N{\'e}grel and Bjorn Thylefors},
  journal={Ophthalmic epidemiology},
  volume={5 3},
Using data compiled from the ophthalmic literature and WHO's Blindness Data Bank, the available information on eye injuries from an epidemiological and public health perspective has been extensively reviewed. This collection of data has allowed an analysis of risk factors, incidence, prevalence, and impact of eye injuries in terms of visual outcome. However, most of the estimates are based on information from More Developed Countries (MDCs). The severity of eye injuries can be assessed through… CONTINUE READING
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