Ocular injury in children from exploding microwaved eggs.

@article{Berestizshevsky2005OcularII,
  title={Ocular injury in children from exploding microwaved eggs.},
  author={Svetlana Berestizshevsky and Nitza Goldenberg-Cohen and Ronit Friling and Dov Weinberger and Moshe Snir},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2005},
  volume={139 4},
  pages={
          718-9
        }
}
PURPOSE To report an ocular injury caused by exploding microwave-cooked eggs. DESIGN Case reports. METHODS Two children exposed to exploding microwaved eggs were examined for facial burns and ocular trauma. RESULTS One patient sustained mild corneal epithelial damage in both eyes and eyelid burn, which were treated conservatively. The other, injured in the same event, had symblepharon and moderate keratopathy requiring intensive lysis. CONCLUSIONS Physicians should be alerted to the… CONTINUE READING

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