Perforating corneal injury with a fish hook


YILDIRIM N. , Kabadere E., Ermis Z.

OPHTHALMIC SURGERY LASERS & IMAGING, vol.39, no.2, pp.137-139, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.3928/15428877-20080301-17
  • Title of Journal : OPHTHALMIC SURGERY LASERS & IMAGING
  • Page Numbers: pp.137-139

Abstract

A 10-year-old boy presented with a corneal perforation of the right eye caused by a fish hook injury while watching a friend fish. Surgical removal of the fish hook was performed. Under general anesthesia, the shank of the fish hook was cut and the hook was advanced and released. The observation of fly fishing is accompanied by risk similar to participation. Management is guided by the peculiarities of the injury.