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

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

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Corneal laceration

Photo by Professor Chua Chung Nen

A metal sheet sprang back and cut the cornea of this welder. Examination showed partial thickness laceration with a piece of eyelash caught in the flap. The flap was sutured back and the patient advised to wear eye protection at work.

 

Corneal laceration with an eyelash embedded in the wound.

 

Partical thickness laceration.

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