UAB Ophthalmology Assists Prevent Blindness America in Updating Sports Eye Injury Report
- Created on December 10, 2012
Prevent Blindness America has recently updated its website with assistance from Dr. Gerald McGwin, Professor of Ophthalmology and Vice Chair of Epidemiology at UAB. This includes statistics from the top 15 categories of sports eye injuries, and is based on statistics provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission through its National Electronic Injury Surveillance System. The report can be viewed by clicking here. At the recent American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting, Dr. McGwin was elected to the Executive Committee of the United States Eye Injury Registry, which is based at UAB Ophthalmology.