• severe
  • Doctors originally diagnosed the injury as a severe bruise, but when Cage began complaining of double vision they ordered X-rays, which revealed he had sustained a broken left eye socket. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Up to 14% of ocular traumatic injuries result in severe vision loss or permanent blindness. (hindawi.com)
  • Road traffic accidents (RTAs) with head and facial trauma may also have an eye injury - these are usually severe in nature with multiple lacerations, shards of glasses embedded in tissues, orbital fractures, severe hematoma and penetrating open-globe injuries with prolapse of eye contents. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is a quite severe type of eye injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • If severe pain continues after flushing, call 911 or other emergency services and continue flushing the eye to rinse away the chemical. (lancastergeneralhealth.org)
  • These findings demonstrate that sports- and recreation-related eye injuries are common and can be severe," said Dr. Gary Smith, director of the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and senior author of the study. (wnep.com)
  • Failure to use such protection when arc welding or even being near where arc welding is going on can result in a painful condition called "arc eye" or photokeratitis, which is akin to a severe sunburn of the cornea and conjunctiva of the eye. (wikipedia.org)
  • She was charged after one prosecution medical expert initially concluded that the one-year-old had suffered injuries, including severe bleeding in the back of the eyes, which indicated abusive head trauma, also known as shaken baby syndrome, according to the expert. (wikipedia.org)
  • occur
  • More than one half of work-related eye injuries occur in the manufacturing, service, and construction industries. (aafp.org)
  • Most chemical and thermal eye injuries occur when persons are at work. (aafp.org)
  • 2 Eighty-one percent of work-related eye injuries occur in men, and most occur in workers 25 to 44 years of age. (aafp.org)
  • He immediately made me feel better and said that as long as companion animals have annual visits with their primary vet, and barring any eye injury or disease that may occur, most dogs don't ever need to see a veterinary ophthalmologist. (dogster.com)
  • Though loss of eyesight may occur naturally as we age, trauma to the eye or exposure to hazardous conditions may also cause this serious condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, thermal injury from infrared radiation could also occur in a workplace, such as a foundry, where such radiation is generated by industrial processes. (wikipedia.org)
  • More serious disorders occur when the virus infects and damages the eye (herpes keratitis), or invades the central nervous system, damaging the brain (herpes encephalitis). (wikipedia.org)
  • retina
  • Then Dr. Swinger put numbing drops into Jake's eyes to check for glaucoma , a very serious eye disease in which the pressure inside the eye increases, causing irreversible damage to the retina and optic nerve. (dogster.com)
  • In the eye of a canine, the lens is located directly behind the iris and pupil and is responsible for focusing light to the retina in the back of the eye. (horsetesting.com)
  • visual acuity
  • The visual acuity of a patient with an eye injury should always be tested because vision changes provide objective tools to monitor clinical improvement or deterioration. (aafp.org)
  • Six such signs are: reduced visual acuity ciliary flush (circumcorneal injection) corneal abnormalities including edema or opacities ("corneal haze") corneal staining abnormal pupil size abnormal intraocular pressure The most useful is a smaller pupil in the red eye than none red eye and sensitivity to bright lights. (wikipedia.org)
  • A reduction in visual acuity in a 'red eye' is indicative of serious ocular disease, such as keratitis, iridocyclitis, and glaucoma, and never occurs in simple conjunctivitis without accompanying corneal involvement. (wikipedia.org)
  • redness
  • The most obvious presentation of ocular (eye) injuries is redness and pain of the affected eyes. (wikipedia.org)
  • dry eye syndrome - caused by either decreased tear production or increased tear film evaporation which may lead to irritation and redness airborne contaminants or irritants tiredness drug use including cannabis Usually urgent acute angle closure glaucoma - implies injury to the optic nerve with the potential for irreversible vision loss which may be permanent unless treated quickly, as a result of increased pressure within the eyeball. (wikipedia.org)
  • Symptoms
  • The other eight (four in women) involved localized symptoms (i.e., chemical conjunctivitis) caused by flea-control products splashing into the case-patients' eyes. (cdc.gov)
  • exposure
  • Workers in virtually any field may be at risk of sustaining eye injuries through trauma or exposure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Primary causes of hearing loss due to an impaired sensory system include long-term exposure to environmental noise, which can damage the mechanoreceptors responsible for receiving sound vibrations, as well as multiple diseases, such as HIV or meningitis, which damage the cochlea and auditory nerve, respectively. (wikipedia.org)
  • Optical radiation may be produced by artificial sources, such as UV lights, common lightbulbs, and radiant heaters, but the primary source of exposure for most people is the sun. (wikipedia.org)
  • orbit
  • A direct blow to the eye can damage the eyeball, the supporting muscles and ligaments, the eyelid, or the bony eye socket (orbit). (northshore.org)
  • examination
  • The usual eye examination should be attempted, and may require a topical anesthetic in order to be tolerable. (wikipedia.org)
  • Depending on the medical history and preliminary examination, the primary care physician should designate the eye injury as a true emergency, urgent or semi-urgent. (wikipedia.org)
  • conjunctiva
  • Despite immediately flushing her eyes with water, she developed eye irritation with reddened conjunctiva and a burning sensation. (cdc.gov)
  • trauma
  • Studies quantifying and characterizing the incidence and type of injuries seen with sports-related ocular trauma may be useful for training and prevention efforts. (eurekalert.org)
  • Trauma can involve open- or closed-globe injuries, due to damage from sharp or blunt objects. (hindawi.com)
  • The condition is much more frequent after trauma, occurring in 40-60% of patients with open-globe injury [ 14 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Flicking sand, flying pieces of wood, metal, glass and stone are notorious for causing much of the eye trauma. (wikipedia.org)
  • The eye is also susceptible to blunt trauma in a fistfight. (wikipedia.org)
  • The games of young children such as bow-and-arrows, bb guns and firecrackers can lead to eye trauma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Perforating trauma: The globe integrity is disrupted in two places due to an entrance and exit wound (through and through injury). (wikipedia.org)
  • The injury from blunt force trauma usually occurs where the sclera is weakest: at the limbus of the eye, the insertions of extraocular muscles, or at previous sites of surgery/ injury. (clinicalpainadvisor.com)
  • Open globe injuries may be associated with trauma to other areas of the body as well. (clinicalpainadvisor.com)
  • Adult patients with open globe injuries may have conditions leading to the trauma that make communication/ cooperation difficult, such as drug intoxication, delirium, or dementia. (clinicalpainadvisor.com)
  • Hemosiderosis - long standing hyphema (blood in the anterior chamber) following blunt trauma to the eye may lead to iron deposition from blood products Certain eyedrops - prostaglandin analogues (latanoprost, isopropyl unoprostone, travoprost, and bimatoprost) are used topically to lower intraocular pressure in glaucoma patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • tissues
  • Media opacity occurs in the presence of opacities in the eye tissues or fluid, distorting and/or blocking the image prior to contact with the photoreceptor cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • prevention
  • Primary prevention and patient counseling on proper eye protection is essential because over 90 percent of injuries can be avoided with the use of eye protection. (aafp.org)
  • The resulting uniformity of terminology also helps with research, making it possible to compare data and do audits of injuries - which is essential for prevention. (cehjournal.org)
  • patients
  • Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy (PVR) is a common complication that develops in up to 40-60% of patients with an open-globe injury. (hindawi.com)
  • adult
  • Honesdale, PA (January 23, 2018)-Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) welcomes Board-Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner Candace Plociniak, MSN, FNP-BC, as its newest adult primary care provider. (wmh.org)
  • But probably, those two things certainly play a factor: the number of guns available and the fact that there rarely is any adult supervision when the injuries are occurring. (wnep.com)
  • With adult supervision, children can be monitored and encouraged to wear protective eye gear at all times while using an air gun - and reminded to keep protective eyewear on, even if for a moment. (wnep.com)
  • IOFB
  • it is estimated that as many as 40% of globe penetration injuries are associated with retained IOFB [ 6 - 9 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Foreign bodies (FBs) in the eye are usually classified as intraocular (IOFB) or extraocular (EOFB). (wikipedia.org)
  • In IOFB the FB is within the eye ball and in EOFB it is outside. (wikipedia.org)
  • disorders
  • Whether these findings can be exploited in new therapies for degenerative eye disorders in humans remains to be explored. (healthcanal.com)
  • vision
  • Paintball and air guns accounted for 26 percent of all cases resulting in impaired vision, despite accounting for only 10 percent of all injuries. (eurekalert.org)
  • Still, injuries can damage your eye, sometimes severely enough that you could lose your vision. (medlineplus.gov)
  • This may be modified based upon the probability of restoring useful vision in the injured eye. (clinicalpainadvisor.com)
  • Drops
  • episcleritis - most often a mild, inflammatory disorder of the 'white' of the eye unassociated with eye complications in contrast to scleritis, and responding to topical medications such as anti-inflammatory drops. (wikipedia.org)
  • damage
  • This traps the irritant next to the eye and may cause more damage. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The fractured bones may puncture the eye, causing bleeding and damage to the eye. (northshore.org)
  • A blow to the eye may damage muscles, blood vessels, or nerves. (northshore.org)
  • Head, eye, or facial surgery may be needed to repair damage. (northshore.org)
  • In contrast, a permanent loss of smell may be caused by death of olfactory receptor neurons in the nose or by brain injury in which there is damage to the olfactory nerve or damage to brain areas that process smell. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is typically made with the fingers which may either be forked to jab both eyes or held together, like a bird's beak, to strike with force and protect the fingers from damage. (wikipedia.org)
  • serious
  • Cage underwent successful surgery Friday in Chicago for a serious eye injury he suffered when he collided with teammate Eric Roberson in the Braves' victory over Loyola on Nov. 23. (chicagotribune.com)
  • findings
  • He told prosecutors that his findings raised the possibility that the baby's injuries might have been caused by something other than abuse - an immune disorder called Job Syndrome - according to a court document. (wikipedia.org)
  • uveitis
  • Iridocorneal endothelium syndrome Iris ectropion syndrome Fuchs heterochromic iridocyclitis - a condition characterized by a low grade, asymptomatic uveitis in which the iris in the affected eye becomes hypochromic and has a washed-out, somewhat moth eaten appearance. (wikipedia.org)
  • lens
  • Dr. Swinger saw that Jake does have some degree of cloudiness in his eyes, and this means that as he ages, the lens is getting thicker. (dogster.com)
  • Primary Lens Luxation (PLL) is a disorder that is characterised by weakened zonular fibers which eventually lead to the luxation of the lens in the eye. (horsetesting.com)
  • Primary Lens Luxation is generally autosomal recessive. (horsetesting.com)
  • Not all cases of a luxated lens are from Primary Lens Luxation. (horsetesting.com)
  • Animal Genetics offers DNA testing for Primary Lens Luxation (PLL). (horsetesting.com)
  • The dog carries two copies of the mutant gene and is homozygous for the Primary Lens Luxation mutation. (horsetesting.com)
  • The dog is a carrier for Primary Lens Luxation and could pass on either allele to any offspring. (horsetesting.com)
  • Dog tested negative for the mutation that causes Primary Lens Luxation and will not pass on the defective gene to its offspring. (horsetesting.com)
  • nerves
  • First we make sure the corneal nerves are fine and make sure the patient can blink," Dr. Swinger said as he looked at Jake's eyes using what looked like a large jewelry loupe. (dogster.com)
  • rupture
  • Without the goggles to protect him, the paintball caused one of his eyes to rupture. (wnep.com)