Bees in the eye? Avoiding ocular injuries from dirt, debris and insects

A doctor at Fooyin Hospital in Taiwan recently described pulling four bees out of the eye of a patient who was complaining of extreme pain, swelling and tearing, according to news reports from CTS News in Taiwan and the Washington Post.
The 29-year-old had participated in a traditional Tomb Sweeping Day the previous day and felt something get in her eye while cleaning a relative’s grave. She flushed out her eye but began experiencing a stinging pain later that evening. Four live sweat bees, which were feeding on the woman’s (Read more...)

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