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Intraocular foreign body in an F-18 jet mechanic
  1. J Schmitz,
  2. F Bishop,
  3. S J Patel
  1. Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr J Schmitz, Naval Medical Center San Diego, 34800 Bob Wilson Dr, San Diego, CA 92134, USA; joseph.schmitz{at}

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A 48-year-old male F-18 jet mechanic presented with a new floater in his right eye after a screw he was attempting to remove exploded. He was not wearing eye protection. He denied pain or any other vision changes. Anterior …

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