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January 1976

Ocular Injuries in Hockey

Arch Ophthalmol. 1976;94(1):74-76. doi:10.1001/archopht.1976.03910030032009

• Ocular Injuries suffered by 38 hockey players during a three-year period were studied. The severity of the injurles required hospitalization for 16 of the patients. Twelve players require follow-up care for possible late complications from the following conditions: angle recession (seven cases), subluxated lens (three cases), traumatic cataract (three cases), detachment of the retina (two cases), and enucleation (one case). The use of a fullface protective mask affixed to an adequate helmet is recommended for all hockey players.