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What is the medical treatment for corneal flash burns?

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Treatment may involve pain medicine, antibiotic medication, or medicine to enlarge (dilate) the pupils. In some cases, the eye may be patched to aid in healing and pain control. Wearing sunglasses may also help relieve the pain.

From: Corneal Flash Burns WebMD Medical Reference

 

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on April 20, 2018

 

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on April 20, 2018

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