What are symptoms of corneal flash burns?
Any time from 3-12 hours after overexposure to ultraviolet light, you may begin to notice symptoms:
In most cases, both eyes are involved, although the symptoms may be worse in the eye that received more ultraviolet radiation. This is very different from a corneal abrasion due to an injury, where, ordinarily, only one eye is involved.
- Pain that can be mild to very severe
- Bloodshot eyes
- Light sensitivity
- Excessive tearing
- Blurry vision
- Sensation of a foreign body in the eye
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