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Eye Burns Directory

Eye burns refer to chemical or heat-related (flash) burns that damage your eyelid or parts of the eye. Getting a toxic chemical in your eye or exposing unprotected eyes to high-intensity light (like that produced by certain welding tools) can be very dangerous. Such eye burns cause severe pain and can permanently damage your vision. Chemical eye burns that affect your cornea are especially dangerous and require immediate, emergency treatment. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about eye burns, what the symptoms are, how to treat it, and much more.

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