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Penetrating eye injury
Serious eye injuries can be under-appreciated when children present with a painful eye or blurred vision.
The following traumatic conditions threaten vision:
When assessing the painful eye, the following questions should be asked:
If an adequate examination is not possible due either to the child's age or cooperation level, specialist assistance should be sought.
For obvious penetrating eye injuries (see
penetrating eye injury
For potential blunt or penetrating eye injuries, see
chart below and
penetrating eye injury guidelines.
For obvious penetrating eye injury see
Penetrating Eye injury
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