Man Develops Star-Shaped Cataracts After Electrical Burn (PHOTO)

January 25, 2014 1:16 PM

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Man Develops Star-Shaped Cataracts After Electrical Burn (PHOTO)

A 42-year old electrician in California developed star-shaped cataracts in his eyes after a serious work-related accident caused electricity to run through his body, according to a new report of the case.

The man's left shoulder came into contact with 14,000 volts of electricity, and an electric current passed through his entire body, including the optic nerve — the nerve that connects the back of the eye to the brain.

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