Index page for Tom Tubergenís Eye
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Incident occurred on Friday the 13th, in January 2006
While at work at a local restaurant franchise as a steak cook, Tom was in the process of pumping up the pressure on a tank provide for cleaning the grills.† In the tank was a industrial cleaner, alkaline based, called green or greased lightning.† While pumping, the hose connected to the tank broke off and the product sprayed forcibly up and struck Tom directly in his left eye and on the left side of his face and head, causing serious chemical burns.
The following are photos taken along the way:
Taken at Grace Hospital, Morganton, NC
Taken after several hours at Baptist Hospital at Winston-Salem NC
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May 8th Miami arrival;Surgeries on 10th & home on the 12th.
Symblepharon lysis repair; Fornix Reconstruction; Oval Mucosa Graft; Tenonplasty; Amniotic Membrane Transplant