Font Size

Eye Pain (cont.)

What Is the Prognosis of Eye Pain?

The prognosis for corneal abrasions is good.

Pain associated with corneal ulcers, infections, chemical burns, and penetrating eye injuries has a much more guarded outlook.

Blepharitis tends to be a chronic problem and eyelid hygiene should be maintained.

Where Can People Find More Information on Eye Pain?

American Academy of Ophthalmology
655 Beach Street
Box 7424
San Francisco, CA 94120
Phone: 415-561-8500

Eye Pain Pictures

Picture of corneal abration
Picture of a corneal abrasion

Picture of corneal ulcer
Picture of a corneal ulcer

Picture of chalazion
Picture of a chalazion

Picture of corneal burn
Picture of a corneal burn


Gelston, C.D. "Common Eye Emergencies." Am Fam Physician 88.8 Oct. 15, 2013: 515-519.

Gerstenblith, Adam T., and Michael P. Rabinowitz. The Wills Eye Manual: Office and Emergency Room Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Disease, 6th Ed. China: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/11/2017

Must Read Articles Related to Eye Pain

Corneal Flash Burns
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 fr...learn more >>

Patient Comments & Reviews

The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Eye Pain:

Eye Pain - Symptoms

What other symptoms do you get with eye pain?

Eye Pain - Home Remedies

Have you tried any home remedies for eye pain that worked?

Eye Pain - Diagnosis

What tests did the doctor do to diagnose your eye pain?

Eye Pain - Treatment

What was the treatment for your eye pain?

Eye Pain - Causes

What caused your eye pain?

Read What Your Physician is Reading on Medscape

Optic Neuritis »

Optic neuritis is defined as inflammation of the optic nerve.

Read More on Medscape Reference »

Medical Dictionary