June 21, 2018 — A boy in Greece burned a hole in his retina after repeatedly gazing into a laser pointer’s beam, specialists say.
They found a huge gap is in the macular, an area within the retina that helps distinguish detail in faces and whereas reading or driving. There was moreover harm to two areas underneath the macular gap, CNN reported.
Vision in the 9-year-old boy’s harmed left eye is 20/100 and specialists who treated him said it’s not conceivable to reestablish normal vision to that eye. The boy’s right eye has 20/20 vision.
The case report was distributed Wednesday within the Unused England Diary of Medication.