A 42-year-old member asked:
Is it possible that your eye balls get sun burned?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Corneas: The cornea, the window at the front of the eye, is coated with an epithelium with the same biochemical characteristics as skin. It can respond to uv radiation like sunlight and welding light with a typical sunburn. This is a dramatic and painful event but usually short lived (4-8 hours) until healing. So yes, your eyeballs can get sunburned.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Hi docs, will your eye balls get sun burned?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Sun : can damage eyes, just as it can damage your skin. Wear good quality sunglasses while in the sun.
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Last updated Mar 20, 2014
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