A 12‐year‐old boy was at a family gathering when he threw a deodorant can on a barbecue with exposed flames. The can exploded, hitting his right eye. At presentation, his right vision was light perception only, with no evidence of significant head injury. Examination revealed hyphaema, a 140 degree superior iridodialysis and temporally subluxated lens (Figure, A and B). Three months later, he underwent iridoplasty, lensectomy and insertion of intraocular lens (Figure, C and D). Three months after the operation, right vision had improved to 6/6 and remained stable at last follow‐up (7 months). He will require lifelong follow‐up for traumatic glaucoma.
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