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Ocular sports injuries.

Ocular sports injuries.

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesInternational ophthalmology clinics -- Vol.21 no.4
ContributionsVinger, Paul F.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14264343M

  A study has found that ocular trauma was times more common than glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration in the rural population of south India. Sports-related activities are responsible for a large percentage of ocular injuries, particularly among young people, and can even lead to blindness. Publisher Description This book covers sports-related eye injuries, presenting standard processes to enable clinical practitioners to make appropriate decisions on the management of these Rating: % positive.

  Jones NP. One year of severe eye injuries in sport. Eye;–7. Burke MJ, Sanitato JJ, Vinger PF. Soccerball-induced eye injuries. JAMA;–5.   The incidence of ocular injuries has ranged from % to 16% in institutions that provide care for victims older than 15 years 2,3 to % in centers that treat only children who have sustained.

  A study in the early part of the 20th century found that sports related injuries accounted for % of ocular trauma, 1 and this contrasts with more recent studies which report a figure of %. 2 Most commentators agree that the increasing emphasis on an active lifestyle and leisure activities in modern day living accounts for the increasing Cited by:   Sports-related ocular injuries are 4 times more common in young men2,4. All our patients was young males (mean age: years). Mean age ranging from years were reported in various studies on ocular paintball injuries2,,


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Results—Of patients admitted because of ocular injury, 52 (%) resulted from playing a sport. Although all racquet sports together accounted for % of these injuries, football was the single most common sport associated with ocular trauma, being responsible for % of by:   Conclusion.

The incidence of ocular injuries in sports is rising and is a matter of great concern in the US, 30% of ocular injuries among children Cited by: 7. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Eye disease - Eye disease - Ocular injuries: The bony orbit provides excellent protection for the eye, especially from blunt injuries. A blow to the front of the orbit with a rounded instrument such as a fist or a tennis ball, however, can cause a shock wave to travel through the eye, damaging many structures along the way, including the retina.

Books shelved as sports-injuries: Break the Fall by Jennifer Iacopelli, Gut Check by Eric Kester, Lone Stars by Mike Lupica, Heroine by Mindy McGinnis, a. Nea sports-related eye injuries are treated in U.S. emergency rooms each year. The good news is that 90% of serious eye injuries could be prevented by wearing appropriate protective eyewear.

Different activities and sports have different levels of risk for eye injury. What is ocular trauma. Damage or trauma inflicted to the eye by external means.

The concept includes both surface injuries and intraocular injuries. During trauma soft tissues and bony structures around the eye maybe involved. • Ocular injuries are classified as open globe, closed globe, and periocular.

There are betw anddocumented sports-related ocular injuries in the United States every year. More than 90% of these ocular injuries from sports are preventable. Injuries to the eyes in sport are sufficiently common to have a significant economic impact in terms of loss of working time and cost of treatment, and they are largely preventable.

Sometimes the serious nature of an eye injury is not apparent at first glance and it is important that, if damage to the eye is suspected, a proper microscopic examination is arranged without delay. After viewing records of golf-related ocular injuries at a pathology laboratory, Portis et al.

[18] report that % of sports-related ocular injuries were from playing golf. Author: Nicholas P Jones. Aims: To determine the severity and long term sequelae of eye injuries caused by modern sports that could be responsible for significant ocular trauma in the future.

Methods: Prospective observational study of 24 (25 eyes) athletes with sports related ocular injuries from health clubs, war games, adventure, radical and new types of soccer, presenting to an eye Cited by: The topic Ocular Injuries in Sports you are seeking is a synonym, or alternative name, or is closely related to the medical condition Eye Injuries in Sports.

Quick Summary: Each year, more t injuries to the eye occur due to sports-related activities. However, over 90% of these eye injuries are preventable. Coverage of goals, expectations, and strategies assists in determining the treatment options for a multitude of sports.

Practical, clinically oriented chapters on assessment, prescribing, and ocular injuries provide the essential information needed for clinical practice in an easy-to-use reference. This book covers sports-related eye injuries, presenting standard processes to enable clinical practitioners to make appropriate decisions on the management of these patients.

Sports-related activities are responsible for a large percentage of ocular injuries, particularly among young people, and can even lead to blindness. Sports trauma accounts for 25% of all serious ocular injuries (Jones, ), an even more tragic statistic when we realize that 90% of sports injuries to the eye could be prevented by wearing eye protection (Pashby, ).

Prevention of ocular trauma comes from two sources, sports practice and eye protection. Almost half of all eye injuries occur in or around the home, most often during improvement projects (44 percent) or sports ( percent).

The good news is that nearly all eye injuries can be prevented by using protective eyewear, so every household needs to have at least one pair of certified safety glasses on hand. All of the patients in this series were male. Male patients are 4 times more likely than female to sustain ocular injuries, many of which are sports related.

8 Younger persons are also more likely to have ocular injuries. 8 The mean age of patients sustaining paintball injuries in this series was 22 years, the youngest patient, aged 13 by: Ocular sports injuries. (International Opthalmology clinics, Winter,Vol.

21, No. 4) [Paul F. Vinger] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A comprehensive guide to treating ocular injuries. Ocular Trauma: Principles and Practice is the first comprehensive clinical reference on ocular injuries in more than a decade. Each chapter gives you detailed instructions on evaluation, treatment, and management, including "what to do", "how to do it", and "why to do it."Cited by:   Injuries with pen or pencil are quite common with children.

Abusive behavior at home likewise one of the reasons for ocular injury. Chemical injury: – Chemical burns represent potentially blinding ocular injuries and constitute a true ocular emergency requiring immediate assessment and initiation of treatment. Chemical burns represent 7%%. Sports cause more t eye injuries each year.

More than 90 percent of these injuries can be prevented. Overall, basketball and baseball cause the most eye injuries, followed by water Author: Adrian M.

Lavina.The current high profile in the UK of sports and exercise medicine has been reflected in recent years by its acceptance as a stand-alone specialty and the development of the faculty of sports and exercise medicine.

Written by a truly multinational list of contributors who work within, and represent the cutting edge of the discipline, Sports Injuries is in full colour throughout and .For example, in Canada, ocular trauma related to ice hockey decreased by 90 percent after certified full-face protector and headgear was made mandatory in organized amateur hockey.

Children and Sports Eye Injuries. Children are at particular risk for a sports-related eye injury.