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2010-04-06 08:19:17

Study shows therapeutic swings for autism-spectrum disorder patients pose danger The presence of metallic foreign bodies in the eye is an uncommon injury in children, so much so that two children with autism presenting with this injury led to detective work by two physicians that found the common cause. An article published in the current issue of the Journal of AAPOS, the Official Publication of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, documents how a physician...

2009-08-31 12:34:46

One in five at-home eye injuries were due to home repair or power tools -- most often in the yard or garden, U.S. researchers found. The Sixth Annual Eye Injury Snapshot by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Ocular Trauma said more than 1.5 million eye injuries happen in the home, most often while performing household chores and maintenance without the proper eye protection. There are more than 2.5 million U.S. eye injuries annually, yet 90 percent of these...

2009-08-26 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports-related eye injuries are a leading cause of blindness in school-age children, and if a young player receives a hard blow to the eye, they should be examined, even if there is no bleeding or pain. To educate the public about vision protection, The Vision Center at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles is actively participating in "Sports and Home Eye Safety Month" this September. According to Dr. Mark Borchert, director, The Vision Center at Childrens...

2009-05-29 18:16:00

WASHINGTON, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Phoenix Suns forward Amar'e Stoudemire shared his personal experience with a season-ending sports-related eye injury at The Vision Council's Vision Summit in Washington, DC. In late February, Stoudemire underwent surgery to repair a detached retina following an on-court incident. The injury and subsequent surgery ended the all-star's season, which led Stoudemire to declare he will never again play basketball without protective eyewear. (Photo:...

2009-05-21 18:16:00

Texas' ophthalmologists recommend ten simple steps to reduce your chance of vision loss WAXAHACHIE, Texas, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 20 million Americans suffer from severe vision loss. While not all eye diseases can be prevented, there are simple steps that everyone can take to help their eyes remain healthy now and reduce their chances of vision loss in the future. May is Healthy Vision Month and through its EyeSmart campaign, the Texas Ophthalmological Association...

2009-05-21 17:51:00

Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology Recommends 10 Simple Steps That Could Save Your Vision OKLAHOMA CITY, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 20 million Americans suffer from severe vision loss. While not all eye diseases can be prevented, there are simple steps that everyone can take to help their eyes remain healthy now and reduce their chances of vision loss in the future. May is Healthy Vision Month and through its EyeSmart campaign, the Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology (OAO)...

2009-04-14 04:06:00

Advice from The Vision Center at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer vacation for school-age children means outdoor play and long hours at the beach. The increased sports activity and exposure to ultraviolet rays also means an increased risk to children's eyes, according to experts at The Vision Center at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090414/NYFNSX01) New research shows that children's eyes can be...

2009-04-09 18:33:00

State's largest group of eye physicians recommends sport-specific eyewear to prevent devastating injuries AUSTIN, Texas, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For Stephen Sacks, what started out as a routine basketball game his senior year of high school turned into a medical emergency. Stephen was a young basketball star who played years of hoops without any injuries. But when he was accidentally elbowed in the eye by a teammate, Stephen ended up with a large laceration on his left eyelid and...

2009-04-09 18:27:00

Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology recommends sport-specific eyewear to prevent devastating injuries OKLAHOMA CITY, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For Stephen Sacks, what started out as a routine basketball game his senior year of high school turned into a medical emergency. Stephen was a young basketball star who played years of hoops without any injuries. But when he was accidentally elbowed in the eye by a teammate, Stephen ended up with a large laceration on his left eyelid and a...

2009-01-19 17:33:53

U.S. eye doctors warn eye protection is needed to prevent devastating eye injuries caused by paintball. Paintball has an estimated 10 million participants in the United States. The study, published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology, found the paintball eye injuries incurred in a non-recreation, uncontrolled setting and many were quite severe -- including rupture of the eyeball in 28 percent of patients and detached retina in 19 percent. Surgery was required in 81 percent of patients,...


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