Why has this man’s iris collapsed?

He copped a bungee cord in the face

A man in Taiwan experienced an eye-watering injury when he was whipped in the head by a retracting bungee cord being used to secure items on a motorbike.

Collapsed iris

The real slap in the face? The sharp blow caused the iris in his left eye to detach, collapsing in on itself and completely obscuring his pupil.

The 48-year-old man had pain, double vision and blurriness in the eye for a week before seeking help at an ophthalmology clinic.

Doctors noted bruising of the left eyelid and a distorted pupil, with a corrected visual acuity of 20

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