The Ophthalmology Unit, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.
The Ophthalmology Department, SarawakGeneralHospital,
Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.
Photo by Professor Chua
This 16 year-old sustained firecracker
injury during Hari Raya celebration. The blunt force of the firecracker
caused superior eyelid laceration, iridodialysis, hyphaema, traumatic
cataract and vitreous haemorrhage. The intraocular pressure was normal.
The eyelid was sutured and the eye was treated with cycloplentalate 1%
tds, topical steroid (betamethasone drop qds) and topical antibiotic (chloramphenicol
iridodialysis, traumatic cataract and hyphaema.