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Preventing sports-related eye injuries

April 30, 2018

Preventing sports-related eye injuries

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Each year, more than 13,000 children suffer sports-related eye injuries, and most of those injuries are preventable with proper eye protection. Types of injuries Sports is the leading cause of eye injury in school-age children, says Monica Khitri, MD, UCLA pediatric ophthalmologist at Doheny Eye Center UCLA in Pasadena and Arcadia. “Most of the injuries […]

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