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With the Fourth of July approaching, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is reminding everyone that consumer fireworks are not safe, even seemingly harmless sparklers.Thousands of patients are treat...
-- There's no surefire way to prevent sports injuries. But there are things you can do to reduce the risk, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. Many sports-related injuries are related to overuse ...
Thousands of children worldwide play with Nerf guns. Doctors are now concerned about the potential for these guns to harm the eyes and lead to serious eye injuries.
BOSTON — Patients with low visual acuity at presentation for a traumatic eye injury tended to have worse vision at final follow-up and a higher risk for enucleation, according to a poster presented ...
Self-injuries like 'cutting' are highly common among adolescents. The purpose is not so much to feel the pain rather than the relief from negative emotions. Scientists at Ulm University have investiga...
Raccoon eyes are dark circles that appear around the eyes as a symptom of internal bleeding. A number of different conditions can lead to raccoon eyes.
Head injuries can be fatal, particularly if the assailant intentionally targets the victim to cause maximum damage. A recent study published in the Birat Journal of Health Sciences in Nepal has found ...
Researchers examining pediatric firearm injuries found that the age a child is injured by a gun is closely related to where he or she lives: the city or the country.
Background A comparative study of eye injuries related to fireworks or acts of violence around New Year's Eve and the Swiss National Day on August 1st. The two groups were compared with respect to the...
Mopeds are a popular means of transportation, especially in urban areas. However, few studies have investigated moped-related injuries in the United States. This study's goal was to compare the crash ...
To compare 12-month outcomes and clinical presentations between first and second eyes of patients who developed neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) in both eyes and received ranibizuma...
To describe a population of dogs affected by escalator-related injuries, and to characterize the types of injuries sustained and describe treatment administered.
The objective of this study was to investigate the nature, management, and outcome of major injuries related to equestrian sports and to define the at-risk groups for serious and life-threatening inju...