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Fox eye shield

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  • Fox screen

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The Fox eye shield, also known as The Fox screen, is a perforated metal screen that is frequently placed over an injured or postoperative eye. It is most commonly referred to as "eye screen" rather than eponoymously. However, during ophthalmic certification examination, the candidate may be asked questions that refer directly to "the Fox screen". We thank William Charles Caccamise Sr, MD, for information submitted.

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"The Fox screen" is a perforated metal screen that is frequently placed over an injured or postoperative eye. It is most commonly referred to as  "eye screen" rather than eponoymously. However, during ophthalmic certification examination, the candidate may be asked questions that refer directly to "the Fox screen".

We thank William Charles Caccamise  Sr, MD, for information submitted.

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