Sports-related eye injuries

Acta Ophthalmol Scand. 1995 Aug;73(4):353-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0420.1995.tb00042.x.


At the University Eye Hospital of Lund 272 patients were treated following blunt trauma during a two and half year period. The number of cases related to sports activity were extracted. The major sports responsible for the injuries and the type of injuries were identified and also an investigation into the sex and age distribution was made. Forty percent of the total number of cases were sports-related. Floor ball was responsible for 46% of these cases.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Age Factors
  • Athletic Injuries / epidemiology*
  • Athletic Injuries / therapy
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Eye Injuries / epidemiology*
  • Eye Injuries / therapy
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Inpatients
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Outpatients
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Sex Factors
  • Sports
  • Wounds, Nonpenetrating / epidemiology*
  • Wounds, Nonpenetrating / therapy