A corneal abrasion is an injury to the surface layer of the cornea. Abrasions are commonly caused by fingernail scratches, paper cuts, makeup brushes, scrapes from a tree or bush limbs.
Symptoms of abrasion can feel like the following:
Treatment may include the following:
Minor abrasions usually heal within a day or two; larger abrasions usually take about one week. It is important not to rub the eye while healing.
For maximum protection:
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