Harmful hook a sight for sore eyes

A 30-year-old fishing enthusiast recently wound up in hospital after accidentally hooking himself instead of a fish.

Doctors found a three-pronged barbed fishhook embedded in the US man’s eye, with one prong lodged in the anterior chamber and another lodged in his lower eyelid.

Ophthalmologists clipped the fishhook using large wire clippers and then used a scalpel to create an exit wound in the eyeball. The fishhook was rotated and pulled out through the exit wound.

The video of the procedure below shows the man’s eyeball quivering and