Motor Vehicle Accident Eye Injuries in Northern Israel

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the occurrence and types of motor vehicle accident eye trauma in north Israel. The records between the years 2007-2011 of the Ophthalmology Emergency Room (ER) of one medical center were searched. Eye injuries due to motor vehicle accidents were classified according to type, severity of injury and demo-graphic data of patients. Nearly five percents of ER presentations were due to motor vehicle accidents. Most motor vehicle accident-related eye injuries were mild. Efforts should be taken for prevention and to minimize the severity of motor vehicle accident-related eye injuries.

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  • Accession Number: 01529784
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 13 2014 2:51PM