Children attacked by dogs often require eye surgery

10/20/2010 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Children who received eye injuries as the result of dog attacks often require surgeries that come with long recuperation periods, according to a University of Colorado researcher. Records on pediatric dog-bite victims at The Children's Hospital in Denver also revealed that the average age of victims with eye injuries was 3.9 years, significantly younger than attacks that didn't involve the eyes.

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