Corneal Abrasion

About- Corneal abrasion or scratched cornea or scratched eye is a superficial scratch on the clear, protective window at the front of the eye (cornea).
 
Symptoms-
 Blurred vision
 Excessive blinking
 Eye Pain
 Feeling like a foreign body in the eye
 Headache
 Light Sensitivity
 Red Eye
 Tearing
 
Causes-
 An animal claw
 Chemicals in the eye
 Eye infection
 Eye surgery complication
 Foreign matter like dirt, metal, sand, sawdust, ash etc in the eye
 Poke eye with a fingernail, pen, or makeup brush
 Sporting activities
 Vigorous Rubbing
 Wear poor-fitting or dirty contact lenses

Specialists to visit-
 Ophthalmologist

 Emergency medicine specialist

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Corneal abrasion
References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.allaboutvision.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.health.harvard.edu
https://www.stanfordchildrens.org
https://aapos.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org

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