In the United States, over 1.9 million civilian eye injuries occur annually . Furthermore, with the recent conflict, the military has experienced a dramatic 17%–26% increase in rate of injury to the eyes . Risk functions for various eye injuries, particularly globe rupture, have already been developed and show area-normalized energy (based on the mass, size, and velocity of the projectile) to be most highly correlated to injury [3–5]. However, it remains desirable to further investigate the relationship between area-normalized energy and the eye injury mechanism.
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Evaluation of Globe Rupture Injury Mechanisms and Pressure Response of the Eye During Projectile Impact
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Desharnais, K, Clark, S, & Kennedy, E. "Evaluation of Globe Rupture Injury Mechanisms and Pressure Response of the Eye During Projectile Impact." Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference. ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B. Farmington, Pennsylvania, USA. June 22–25, 2011. pp. 911-912. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/SBC2011-53733
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