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“Eggsplosions” and Eyes Don’t Mix

August 31, 2023

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Read time:

5-15 mins
Eggs Microwave Knife Viral Tiktok
Presented by Health Lab

Yet another seemingly harmless Tik Tok trend with hidden and unexpected dangers has gained popularity. Microwaving a hard-boiled egg and slicing into it has an explosive effect that users on the social media app are using to gain notoriety, but this could come with steep consequences. Grace Wang, M.D., Ph.D., an ophthalmologist at Michigan Medicine, discusses the consequences of the experiment and the risk of injury associated with it.

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