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.
Corneal Abrasion A corneal abrasion is a painful scrape or scratch of the surface of the clear part of the eye. This clear tissue of the eye is known as the cornea. Antibiotic and anesthetic eyedrops are typically used in treatment.