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Eye injuries from assault with chemicals.
  1. J D Beare
  1. Western Ophthalmic Hospital, London.


    Sixty four patients with eye injuries resulting from assault with chemicals were reviewed. In 17 eyes of 16 patients there was total corneal epithelial loss with varying degrees of limbal ischaemia. Nine eyes were effectively blinded and two eyes suffered less severe but permanent impairment of vision.

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