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Corneal Flash Burns (cont.)

Self-Care at Home

  • If you are experiencing eye pain and wear contact lenses, remove them immediately.
  • Sunglasses may help if your eyes are sensitive to light.
  • Over-the-counter artificial tears or lubricants may improve the discomfort in your eye.

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