To the Editor: A two-year-old boy was brought to the emergency room after having been pecked in the face by a rooster. Ocular examination of the right eye revealed a horizontal limbus-to-limbus corneal laceration with prolapse of the iris in the wound. The child was started on intravenous gentamicin and oxacillin and taken to the operating room, where abscission of the prolapsed iris, repair of the corneal laceration, and reformation of the anterior chamber were performed. Ocular examination one week later revealed a subluxated cataractous lens, vitreous in the anterior chamber, and a small amount of vitreous heme. The boy.
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