28 Nov Always wear your goggles when working…
Always wear your goggles when working with materials that may fall, splash, or fly into your eyes, even if it seems the substances are harmless.
Here’s why: this patient of ours, a 50-year-old Malay man, was cutting bamboo trees when a tree branch fell and hit his right eye.
An eye examination revealed a bamboo chip embedded into his right eye. Removal was done under local anaesthesia, and patient recovered well.