Corneal Flash Burns Topic Guide
Corneal Flash Burns: The clear cornea at the front of the eye absorbs most of the ultraviolet light that enters the eye. Because of this role, the cornea is susceptible to damage from the sun, welding torches, photographers flashes and other UV sources. Such injury can result in changes in vision, loss of vision, and pain.
Chemical Eye Burns Chemical burns to the eye or eyelid make up roughly 10% of all eye injuries. Depending on the type of chemical and how long the eye was exposed to it, chemical eye burns can cause complete loss of sight and can be permanently debilitating.