The protective effects of soft contact lenses for contact sports: a novel porcine model for corneal abrasion biomechanics - Hou A, Jin ML, Goldman D.
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to determine whether soft contact lenses provide protection for the corneal surface. METHODS: Fresh porcine eyes were inflated to intraocular pressures of 11 to 22 mm Hg and secured to a Styrofoam head. Newton met... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

What Causes Irritability?
Discussion Child abuse or non-accidental trauma is a clinical diagnosis. It is the constellation of history, physical examination, radiographic evaluation, laboratory testing and investigation that determines if child abuse has occurred. Irritability caused by fractures or other trauma can be a presenting symptom of abuse. Fractures can be a presentation but they are also common problems not associated with abuse. Femoral shaft fractures are estimated to account for only 1.6% of all fractures in children, therefore they are potentially more suspicious for child abuse. A review of femur fractures can be found here. A review...
Source: - October 18, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Cat inflicted eye injury in a child - Borkar D, Avendano P.
Ocular injuries, especially corneal abrasions are a common phenomenon noted in the pediatric emergency department. Most of these are minor injuries and are well described in literature. However, there is very limited data on corneal cat scratch injuries an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

InFocus: Relieve Corneal Abrasion Pain with Outpatient Anesthetic Eye Drops
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - March 1, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: InFocus Source Type: news

Flash burn of the eyes caused by high-voltage electrical spark - Lee WK, Barnett SM, Stead T, Banerjee PR, Ganti L.
We present a rare case of corneal abrasion with mild eyelid epitheliopathy caused by a high-voltage electrical spark. The case includes emergency department evaluation and subsequent management at the burn center with ophthalmology. The prognosis, in this ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Retained eyelid bee stinger: a case of secondary corneal abrasion - Davidorf OA, Ng AE, Davidorf JM.
PURPOSE: Bee sting injuries to the eye and surrounding tissue are an infrequent occurrence. Here we present an interesting Case of a 64 year old bee keeper who was stung in the left upper eyelid. OBSERVATIONS: After the injury, she developed pain and infla... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Mom Was Right. Eye Injuries From Paintball And BB Guns Are On The Rise
(CNN) — Nonpowder firearms like BB and paintball guns aren’t typically considered lethal weapons. But as the rate of eye injuries linked to these weapons surges, researchers say it’s time to take these types of guns seriously, too. Between 1990 and 2016, the overall rate of injuries from nonpowder firearms among children declined more than 54%. But the rate of eye injuries, often severe, jumped more than 30%, according to a new study published in Pediatrics. “Nonpowder firearms should be regarded as potentially lethal weapons,” the study’s authors wrote. Researchers combed through statis...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News BB Guns CNN Source Type: news

Cornea and External Disease | Medscape Cornea and External Disease | Medscape
The cornea is the transparent portion of the outer coat of the eyeball. Conditions that can cause pain and damage to the cornea include dry eye, ulcers, abrasions, and infections, which may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

3D-printed corneas could save millions ’ vision
Photo by Victor Freitas on Unsplash British scientists have 3D printed the first human corneas, yielding a potential fix to the worldwide shortage of corneas for implantation.  The Newcastle University researchers created a bio-ink using stem cells from a healthy donor cornea mixed with alginate and collagen. They used a simple, low-cost 3D bio-printer to extrude the bio-ink in concentric circles to form the shape of a human cornea. It took less than 10 minutes to print. The proof-of-concept research was published in May in Experimental Eye Research. “Many teams across the world have been chasing the ideal bio-in...
Source: Mass Device - July 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Biotech Blog Optical/Ophthalmic Research & Development Transplants Fight for Sight Newcastle University Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a slit lamp exam?
A slit lamp exam is a routine procedure where a doctor shines a light into the eye to look for injuries or diseases. These may include a detached retina, corneal abrasion, or cataracts. Abnormal results can also indicate infection, inflammation, or increased eye pressure. Learn more about the slit lamp exam here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eye Health / Blindness Source Type: news

Trauma: Illustrated
Pictures of trauma, including dog bite, corneal abrasion and burns, are highlighted in this article. (Source: GP Online Education)
Source: GP Online Education - September 6, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Clinical images Source Type: news

Myths in Emergency Medicine: Evidence Supports Topical Anesthetics for Corneal Abrasions
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - March 1, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Myths in Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Arefa MD's Morning Report: ED Drugs, Protein, Flossing, Corneal Abrasions Arefa MD's Morning Report: ED Drugs, Protein, Flossing, Corneal Abrasions
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy provides a 5-minute rundown of this week ’ s key medical news.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - August 12, 2016 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Patch Unnecessary for Corneal Abrasions Patch Unnecessary for Corneal Abrasions
Patching corneal abrasions did not improve healing, pain, analgesic use, symptoms, or complication rates compared with not patching abrasions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 3, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Corneal Abrasion
Source: - May 11, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news