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Fishhook injuries to the eye are rare. When they occur, they can
cause a serious injury, including blindness. Prompt emergency room or
ophthalmology care is needed to remove the fishhook, prevent complications, and
minimize damage from the fishhook.
Do the following, and then seek emergency care:
April 26, 2011
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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