The Ophthalmology Unit,  Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.

The Ophthalmology Department, Sarawak General Hospital, Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.



Penetrating corneal injury

Photo by Professor Chua chung Nen

This 43 year-old sustained a right corneal perforating injury from wire during work. The wound was sutured using 10/0 nylon. At the 6-month follow-up, some cotton fibres were noted in the wound but these did not appear to cause any problems.


Right corneal scar.


Close-up view of the scar showing the presence of cotton fibres in the wound.

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