University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor: Andrew Doan, MD, PhD, University of Iowa

Category: Trauma

Open globe from mowing the lawn

open globe from mowing the lawn

Patient was not wearing protective glasses while mowing the lawn. A flying object was shot into the eye, and irreparably damaged the eye.
Slit lamp photo showing detached retina in anterior chamber. (below)

open globe from mowing the lawn

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last updated: 02-08-2008