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Pain in the Eye after Injury Incidence

Facts about eye injury:

  • Eye injuries are common.
  • About one thousand occupational eye injuries occur in the US each day.
  • Occupational injuries account for about one-quarter of all serious eye injuries in the US.

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Last Updated: Apr 21, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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