A Soccer Ball Injury

Did you know that a soccer ball can cause blunt injury to the eye?   Damage to the outer retinal layers caused by shock waves is called commotio retinae or berlin’s edema.  A  sheenlike retinal whitening appears some hours following injury.  Several mechanisms for the retinal opacification have been proposed, including extracellular edema, glial swelling, andContinue reading “A Soccer Ball Injury”