Eye Injuries Topic Guide
Eye Injuries: Eye injuries range from the very minor, such as getting soap in the eye, to the catastrophic, resulting in permanent loss of vision. Treatment of eye injuries depends on the nature of the injury. Prompt evaluation and treatment is necessary to protect vision.
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.
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