A 61‐year‐old man was referred to our ophthalmology service 3 days after a tree branch injury to the left eye. He had a history of laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) refractive surgery 17 years earlier. He had attended his local emergency department on the day of the injury with pain and reduced vision. He was diagnosed with a corneal abrasion and treated with topical chloramphenicol drops; he then presented to our service as he failed to improve.
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