Nonpowder firearm-associated eye injury prevention-reply - Mbekeani JN, Weiss R, Parsikia A.

In Reply We wish to thank Desapriya and Peng for their interest in our study titled “Patterns of Pediatric Firearm-Related Ocular Trauma in the United States.”1 They point out that we did not focus on nonpowder firearm–associated injuries and rep...
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