AMSURG Physician Dr. Kevin Kirchner Discusses Common Eye Injuries During Mardi Gras

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AMSURG physician Kevin Kirchner, M.D.,Ambulatory Eye Surgery of Louisiana, was featured onWWLTV Eyewitness News, a local news station in Louisiana, discussing the most common injuries during Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans. Eye injuries are the most common during this time. “Corneal abrasion being the most common, that needs to be seen and treated,” Dr. Kirchner said. “But also I’ve seen retinal detachments from projectile throws that have hit the eye and then I’ve had to suture up lacerations.”   Full Story