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Vision Impairment after Eye Injury Treatment

The treatment for eye injuries depends on the severity of the injury. Treatment for eye injuries usually includes cold compresses, eye irrigation, eye drops for pain, eye drops to dilate the pupil, and antibiotic eye ointment. If there is an eye foreign body, the treatment will include the removal of the foreign body from the eye.

Treatment for eye injuries may include:

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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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