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  • Impact Factor: 1.809**
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  • ISSN: 2474-1655
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1655
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Citation: Ann Clin Case Rep. 2016;1(1):1152.DOI: 10.25107/2474-1655.1152

Report of Avian-Induced Ocular (R) Egret

Timothy T You, Dina Aluzri, Daniel Youn, Laura Howard, George Garcia, Lisa Garbutt and Dan B Tran

Orange County Retina Group, USA
Ophthalmology Institute of Orange County, USA
Coastal Vision, USA

*Correspondance to: Timothy T You 

 PDF  Full Text Case Report | Open Access


Purpose: To report a case of a Great Egret attack causing a ruptured globe.Method: Case report.Results: A 37-year-old male developed vision loss after being attacked by a Great Egret. He had Hand motions visual acuity initially. After four ocular surgical operations including a retinal detachment repair, the patient’s vision improved to 20/80 vision.Conclusion: Avian related ocular injuries to humans are rare. This is the first report of a Great Egret causing a globe rupture. Recognition and coordinated surgical care can result in rehabilitated vision to the injured eye.


Great egret; Ruptured globe; Retina; Detachment; Lens; B-scan; Vitrectomy; Lensectomy; Cornea; Keratoplasty

Cite the Article:

Aluzri D, You TT, Youn D, Howard L, Garcia G, Garbutt L, et al. Report of Avian-Induced Ocular (R) Egret. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2016; 1: 1152.

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