A teenage boy is recovering in hospital after suffering serious injuries and possible permanent damage to his eye while playing the popular “Duct tape challenge”.

Skylar Fish, 14, fell and hit his head on concrete and a metal window frame while participating in the challenge. He shattered his eye socket and cheekbone and required immediate surgery for bleeding on his brain. He is unable to see out of one eye and the damage may be permanent.Skylar and his mother are now working to warn other families about the potential dangers of taking this or any challenge going viral online.

Skylar's surgery was a success and he's expected to be in the hospital for at least another week while recovering.