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A 10-year survey of penetrating eye injuries in Gwent, 1976-85.
  1. W N Wykes
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff.


    A retrospective survey was performed of all penetrating eye injuries in Gwent from 1976 to 1985. It included 171 eyes. The results showed a gradual decline in all penetrating injuries and not just those due to road traffic accidents. An analysis of the cause and prognosis is given.

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