How is globe rupture prevented?

Updated: Sep 03, 2019
  • Author: John R Acerra, MD; Chief Editor: Steven C Dronen, MD, FAAEM  more...
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Proper protective eyewear is the mainstay of prevention of ocular injury.

Industrial sites are mandated to provide at-risk employees with protective eyewear.

Physicians should encourage their patients to wear protective glasses or face shields when using lawn-care, woodworking, or metalworking equipment.


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