Electrician left with stars in his eyes after shock

An electrician was left with stars in his eyes after an electric shock.
An electrician was left with stars in his eyes after an electric shock. Credit: New England Journal of Medicine.

An electrician was left with stars in his eyes after an electric shock left him with some unusually shaped cataracts.

The 42-year-old US electrician went to doctors a month after he received a 14,000v shock to his left shoulder, but only because his eyesight had deteriorated.

He has since had the cataracts removed but doctors still aren't sure why they were star-shaped.

The case is being reported in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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