“Self Sealing” Eye Injury By Alan Glazier - October 13, 2016 197 1 This ten-year-old patient escapes a major injury from a pencil poke to the eye, but still suffers a full thickness corneal laceration. Read & Comment on ODs on Facebook 2 0 0 0 1012shares RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Clinical Clinical Clinical Don’t Be Shortsided 1 COMMENT There was a famous photo (unavailable) of a psych patient in Philadelphia. He took a pencil and put the point against his eyelid, and hit it with a large hammer. The eraser was sticking out of the eyelid. The point was in his occipital cortex. They say he did fine. Log in to leave a comment LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.