Dr. Daniel M. Miller with Cincinnati Eye Institute discusses eye injuries from playing paintball. For more information see www.cincinnatieye.com.
A recent study found that about 30,000 Americans a year go to emergency departments with sports-related eye injuries. Three sports accounted for almost half of all injuries: basketball, baseball/softball and air/paintball guns, which many children and
In Detroit, a city saturated with gang violence, the movement caught the eye of Vice News, which dispatched reporters to conduct video interviews with a number of paintballers in the inner city. Vice concluded that the paintball guns had been a success
New research suggests parents may need to take greater precautions when it comes to their children participating in activities using BB, pellet, and paintball guns. A long-term study, published in the journal Pediatrics, found eye injuries related to
Here's the bad news: Eye injuries to children from what are called nonpowder guns, including BB guns, pellet guns and paintball guns, increased significantly. And here's the worse news: Those eye injuries were disproportionately likely to be serious.
Dr. Gary Heiting explains how to prevent eye injuries and protect your eyes from air bags, laser pointers, paintballs, etc. Plus: new video!
Here’s the good news: In a new study, the overall rate of children’s eye injuries from sports and recreation decreased slightly from 1990 to 2012. Here’s the bad news: Eye injuries to children from what are called nonpowder guns, including BB guns, pellet guns and paintball guns, increased ...
Paintball skirmishes are moving from the fields and woods of America’s suburbs into the streets of some U.S. cities, wreaking havoc in the form of property damage, injuries and, in some cases, escalating to deadly violence involving guns that shoot bullets instead of balls of paint. Hundreds of ...
The most common types of eye injuries that can result from sports injuries are blunt injuries, corneal abrasions and penetrating injuries. Blunt injuries: Blunt injuries occur when the eye is suddenly compressed
Paintball is a competitive team shooting sport in which players eliminate opponents from play by hitting them with spherical dye-filled gelatin capsules ("paintballs") that break upon impact.