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Eye injuries: prepare and prevent, not repair and repent

Given the significant disability that loss of sight causes, prevention - and even safety legislation - will help

The three main sources of eye injuries are home accidents, work or industrial accidents, and sport, recreation and travel-related injuries.

RECENTLY I attended the Asia-Pacific Ocular Trauma Conference held in Chennai, India as a delegate and invited speaker. It was a meeting for eye doctors to discuss management of eye injuries, a relevant one in my line of work.

After close to 20 years in practice as an ophthalmologist -...

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