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Eye Trauma

Eye trauma refers to any injury to the eye. It is a regular event in children and a common cause of loss of vision.

Many different types of eye trauma require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Anatomy of the Eye

Avoiding Eye Injuries

Cosmetic Safety for Contact Lens Wearers

Corneal Abrasions

Chemical Burns of the Eye

Bruising or Black Eye (Ecchymosis)

Fractures of the Orbit

Eyelid Lacerations

Foreign Bodies in the Eye

Blood in the Eye (Hyphema)