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Eye Contusion

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by Marlow A

(Black Eye; Blunt Eye Injury; Ecchymosis)

 

RESOURCES

Eye Smart—American Academy of Opthalmology
http://www.eyesmart.org

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

 

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. 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: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated January 31, 2014. Accessed August 27, 2014.


Eye injuries. Nemours Kids Health website. Available at http://kidshealth.org/parent/firstaid%5Fsafe/emergencies/eye%5Finjury.html. Updated January 2011. Accessed August 27, 2014.


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


What is a black eye? American Academy of Ophthalmology Eye Smart website. Available at: http://www.geteyesmart.org/eyesmart/diseases/black-eye.cfm. Accessed August 27, 2014.

 

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