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What is Accidental Eye Injury?

What is Accidental Eye Injury?

An injury to the eye that results from any accident or unintended trauma. Accidental eye injury is a leading cause of eye ...more »

  • Accidental Eye Injury: The accidental injury to an eye.

Accidental Eye Injury: Introduction

Types of Accidental Eye Injury:

Broader types of Accidental Eye Injury:

How many people get Accidental Eye Injury?

Incidence (annual) of Accidental Eye Injury: 16,413 annual cases in Victoria 1996 (DHS-VIC)
Incidence Rate of Accidental Eye Injury: approx 1 in 277 or 0.36% or 978,987 people in USA [about data]

What causes Accidental Eye Injury?

Causes of Accidental Eye Injury: see causes of Accidental Eye Injury

What are the symptoms of Accidental Eye Injury?

Symptoms of Accidental Eye Injury: see symptoms of Accidental Eye Injury

Accidental Eye Injury: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Accidental Eye Injury.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Accidental Eye Injury.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Accidental Eye Injury: Emergency Medical Physician, Ophthalmologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Accidental Eye Injury.
Treatments for Accidental Eye Injury: see treatments for Accidental Eye Injury

Society issues for Accidental Eye Injury


Hospitalization statistics for Accidental Eye Injury: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Accidental Eye Injury:

  • 0.027% (3,396) of hospital consultant episodes were for injury of eye and orbit in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 95% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of eye and orbit required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 70% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of eye and orbit were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 30% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of eye and orbit were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 88% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of eye and orbit required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3.4 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for injury of eye and orbit in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Accidental Eye Injury:

Organs and body systems related to Accidental Eye Injury include:

Name and Aliases of Accidental Eye Injury

Main name of condition: Accidental Eye Injury

Class of Condition for Accidental Eye Injury: physical

Accidental Eye Injury: Related Conditions

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