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For how long does welder's keratitis last?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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In brief: Usually 24 hours

This is a type of sunburn of the cornea from the ultraviolet radiation released from the welding arc and an unprotected eye.
It starts about 4-5 hours after exposure and lasts 12 to 24 hours of misery until the corneal surface remakes itself.

In brief: Usually 24 hours

This is a type of sunburn of the cornea from the ultraviolet radiation released from the welding arc and an unprotected eye.
It starts about 4-5 hours after exposure and lasts 12 to 24 hours of misery until the corneal surface remakes itself.
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