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what is done for a scratched cornea?

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Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Lubrication: Treatment is based on the depth and size of the damaged area. Sometimes, only lubricating drops are given. Antibiotics may be considered to prevent infection. Occasionally a bandage contact lens is used. The cornea can usually heal itself very rapidly.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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