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by Marlow A

(Black Eye; Blunt Eye Injury; Ecchymosis)

 

RESOURCES

American Academy of Opthalmology
http://www.aao.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)
http://www.ndvh.org

National Eye Institute
http://www.nei.nih.gov

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Ophthalmological Society
http://www.eyesite.ca

Public Health Agency of Canada
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca

 

References


American Academy of Ophthalmology. Preventing Eye Injuries: A Closer Look [brochure]. 2004.


Beers MH, Berkow R, et al, eds. The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck Research Laboratories; 1999.


Contusion. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: https://dynamed.ebscohost.com/about/about-us. Updated September 27, 2011. Accessed March 20, 2013.


Eye injuries. Nemours Foundation KidsHealth.org website. Available at http://kidshealth.org/parent/firstaid%5Fsafe/emergencies/eye%5Finjury.html. Updated January 2011. Accessed September 25, 2005.


Johns Hopkins University. The Johns Hopkins Family Health Book. New York: Harper Collins Publishing; 1999.


What is a black eye? American Academy of Ophthalmology eyeSmart website. Available at: http://www.geteyesmart.org/eyesmart/diseases/black-eye.cfm. Accessed March 20, 2013.

 

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