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Corneal Flash Burns (cont.)

Questions to Ask the Doctor

  • Have you found a reason for my symptoms?

  • Will I develop any scarring or permanent visual loss from a corneal flash burn?

  • Is there anything I should do to prevent this injury from happening again?

  • What can I expect to feel once the numbing eyedrops have worn off?

  • When may I resume my regular activities?

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