Case 7: Zone II Open Globe Injury from Cell Phone

  • K. Matthew McKayEmail author
  • Eric D. Gaier
  • Seanna Grob
  • John B. Miller


A 72-year-old man presented with a Zone II open globe injury of the right eye due to accidental blunt trauma from turning into a cell phone quickly. The patient presented with hand motion vision and uveal prolapse through a scleral laceration 2 mm posterior to the limbus nasally. He underwent repair of the open globe injury followed by pars plana vitrectomy for vitreous hemorrhage with lensectomy and placement of a sulcus intraocular lens for a traumatic cataract. The patient ultimately achieved a visual acuity of 20/20 in the affected eye.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Matthew McKay
    • 1
    Email author
  • Eric D. Gaier
    • 1
  • Seanna Grob
    • 1
  • John B. Miller
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyHarvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and EarBostonUSA
  2. 2.Vitreoretinal Surgery, Department of OphthalmologyHarvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and EarBostonUSA

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