Corneal Scratch Evaluation
The evaluation of a corneal abrasion begins with a history and physical examination. A slit lamp examination can detect abrasions to the cornea or conjunctiva.
Physical findings of the eye in someone with a corneal abrasion include:
- Scratched cornea
- Foreign body on the cornea
The diagnosis of corneal abrasion can be made during physical examination. Testing is rarely necessary; however, an injury to the eye may require x-rays.
Tests that may be used to evaluate a corneal abrasion include:
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