• Explosions of car batteries have become a frequent cause of eye injuries. A total of 62 patients were seen in our clinic during eight consecutive months. A wide range of injuries were discovered that extended from the anterior segment to the retina. The most common injuries were acid-induced conjunctivitis, corneal abrasions, and iridocyclitis. Hospitalization and surgery were required in some cases.
Minatoya HK. Eye Injuries From Exploding Car Batteries. Arch Ophthalmol. 1978;96(3):477–481. doi:10.1001/archopht.1978.03910050253012