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Chemical Eye Burns (cont.)

Chemical Eye Burn Symptoms

A true loss of vision signifies a very serious burn. Glaucoma, or an increase of the pressure inside the eye, can occur, but may be delayed by hours to days.

Early signs and symptoms of a chemical eye burn are

  • Pain
  • Redness
  • Irritation
  • Tearing
  • Inability to keep the eye open
  • Sensation of something in the eye
  • Swelling of the eyelids
  • Blurred vision
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/28/2014

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