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Woman's eyeball explodes during driving lesson

13 January 2015, 20:41

Abuja - A 30-year-old woman received eye surgery after her eyeball exploded during a driving lesson, MirrorUK reported.

The driving instructor was able to control the car safely after the dreadful incident. He was forced to grab the steering wheel when the learner's eyeball exploded and no harm was caused.

Also read: Man hospitalized after tattooing eyeball 

The woman was rushed to hospital, where doctors found that her cornea had split.

The condition is known to be caused by a genetic disorder which causes the front of the eyeball to thin and bend out of shape. She knew at some stage of her life it will also affect her but the big question was when.

She received an eye transplant, which left her with 25 stitches and doctors told her she would get better. 

For more on this story visit MirrorUK


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