Ophthalmic Injuries by Less-Lethal Kinetic Weapons During the US George Floyd Protests in Spring 2020

JAMA Ophthalmol. 2021 Feb 1;139(2):242-244. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2020.5325.


This study investigates the experience of academic ophthalmology residency programs to assess less-lethal weapon eye trauma after the George Floyd protests in Denver, Colorado.

MeSH terms

  • Civil Disorders*
  • Crowding
  • Dissent and Disputes
  • Eye Injuries / diagnosis
  • Eye Injuries / etiology*
  • Eye Injuries / therapy
  • Health Surveys
  • Humans
  • Political Activism*
  • United States
  • Weapons*