It informs the chief physician Nils Bull at Øyeavdelingen at Haukeland universitetssjukehus. The first new year's day each year collects the Bull inn overview over how many people are treated for eye injuries after the new year celebration of hospital in the whole of Norway.
this Year's numbers is, unfortunately, an increase from last year, when nine were injured, three of whom are serious, " says Bull.
- Five of the 16 are seriously injured. The eleven others have eye injuries that are moderately severe. None of them are injured report having used safety glasses when the accident happened, " he says in a press release.Five were spectators
Among the injured twelve men, one boy, three women and one girl. Five of the injured were spectators.
Four of the five serious øyeskadene and five of the moderate-severe, occurred after the use of effektbatteri. One of the serious injuries occurred with the use of the "One shot". For six of the skadetilfellene has no Bull information about fyrverkeritypen.
In three of the serious injuries went the person back to a battery that went by.
Bull points to research that shows that countries with a ban on private fireworks have 87 percent lower casualty rates than other countries.Uncertain whether the eye can be saved
Five men and a 16-year-old boy treated for eye injuries at Ullevål hospital after the accident with fireworks during this year's new year's celebration.
- A count clock 9 shows that it has come in six individuals with eye damage, tells the physician Symiria Cholidis by øyeavdelingen in Response to Radio Norge.
Four of the injuries are described as serious.
- At the two cases, it is uncertain whether the eye can be preserved, " says Cholidis.