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Perforating eye injuries caused by darts.
  1. M D Cole and
  2. D Smerdon
  1. Birmingham and Midland Eye Hospital.


    We have reviewed 19 patients with dart-induced perforating eye injuries. Fourteen of the injuries were in childhood. A poor visual outcome was common, not only from the injury directly but also from irreversible amblyopia or endophthalmitis. Preventive measures are considered.

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