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Males suffer more eye injuries

Men suffer eye trauma, such as foreign bodies, penetrating injuries and bruises to the eye, 2 times more than females. 20 year old European males were more likely to present with eye injuries, it is unknown the long term outcome as many cases are lost to follow up after initial treatment.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Forbes.com

Related Disease Topics:

  • Eye trauma
  • Foreign bodies
  • Penetrating eye injuries
  • Bruises to the eye
  • Eye injuries

Article Source Details

About: Males suffer more eye injuries

Date: 12 July 2005

Source: Forbes.com

Author: Robert Preidt

URL: http://www.forbes.com/lifestyle/health/feeds/hscout/2005/07/12/hscout526774.html

Related Medical Topics

This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Risk and males
  • Risk and eye trauma
  • Risk and foreign bodies
  • Risk and penetrating eye injuries
  • Risk and bruises to the eye
  • Risk and eye injuries
  • Risk and blindness

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