Two children shot in the eye with 'gel blaster' guns were lucky not to have been blinded, The Daily Mail reported referring to the study of BMJ Case Reports.
Acceding to the source, both the boys, aged 14 and four, temporarily lost vision in their eye and face a higher risk of irreversible damage in the future.
The 14-year-old boy suffered a scratch to his cornea and blood visible pooling in his eye and it took him three weeks to recover from the injury. The four-year-old boy was shot in the left eye 'at close range’.
Doctors urge to be vigilant when playing with these pistols, and to protect your eyes as much as possible. Doctors advise not to buy guns with gel pools for minors.