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Paintballs Can Cause 'Devastating' Eye Injuries - Elsevier

In all but one of the 36 cases, the patient was not wearing any type of eye protection when the injury occurred. Paintball has become a popular recreational activity, with an estimated 10 million participants in the United States alone. The risk of paintball-related eye injuries has long been recognized.

Paintball Eye Injuries: The Changing of an Industry

However, the impact of a paintball on the unprotected eye is associated with severe injury. Pig eyes rupture when impacted with paintballs fired from closer than 4 meters (e.g., Vinger, et. al.,1997). As paintball increased in popularity, eye injuries became apparent. Between 1984 and 2000, members of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS)

Paintball Causes Many Vision-Robbing Eye Injuries

THURSDAY, Nov. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Paintball guns pose the greatest risk of vision loss among the sports most commonly associated with eye injuries, a new study finds. Basketball, cycling ...

Paintball Injuries in Children: More Than Meets the Eye

at the time of injury, use of eye protection, types of injuries sustained, and long-term visual outcome. Results. The incidence of paintball eye injuries treated in emergency departments has risen from an es-timated 545 in 1998 to >1200 in 2000. The proportion of these injuries that occurred in the pediatric population may be well over 40%.

Eye Injuries with Paintball

Dr. Daniel M. Miller with Cincinnati Eye Institute discusses eye injuries from playing paintball. For more information see

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The mask, it does nothing...
Actually it works great. That would have been an eye injury or even death by paintball-in-brain without the mask. Jack, you still have something on your face. No, the other side.
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