One of the most painful things that can happen to your eye is a corneal abrasion, when you scratch your eye. It’s actually on your cornea, which is the very front part of your eye, the clear layer that covers the iris, the colored part of your eye. You might get a scratch if you:Continue reading “How to Treat a Scratched Cornea?”
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A bandage contact lens and antibiotic drops taken every 1-2 hours work like a charm! Healing usually takes 1-2 days.
A Corneal Scratch
Did you scratch your cornea? The cornea is one of the most sensitive parts of your body, so even a very small corneal abrasion can be uncomfortable. In addition to pain and feeling that something is in your eye, other symptoms include redness, tearing, light sensitivity, headache, blurry or decreased vision, eye twitching, a dullContinue reading “A Corneal Scratch”
A painful abrasion
Recurrent corneal erosion is a condition characterized by the failure of the cornea’s epithelial cells to attach to the underlying basement membrane (Bowman’s layer). The condition is excruciatingly painful because the loss of these cells results in the exposure of sensitive corneal nerves. Symptoms include recurring attacks of severe ocular pain, feeling like there’s something inContinue reading “Corneal Erosion”