Worsening vision with corneal abrasion, what to do?

Corneal abrasion. It is fairly common for the vision to worsen temporarily as a corneal abrasion heals. Make sure a doctor follows you to insure you are healing appropriately.

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What can be done about worsening vision with corneal abrasion?

Corneal edema. You must see an Ophthalmologist. Corneal abrasions without infection tend to heal fast. If you are having blurred vision do not delay seeing your Ophthalmologist. He/she are MDs trained specially in Eye disease and surgery. . Read more...

Why is my vision blurred after corneal abrasion, no pain after 3 days?

Central abrasion. Corneal abrasions almost always heal rapidly and the absense of pain suggests that has happened with your eye. However, if the abrasion was centrally located or there is foreign material in the central cornea, then the vision might remain blurred for a time. Check with your ophthalmologist for a diagnosis. Read more...

Yesterday I got a corneal abrasion. Now the pain and sensitivty is lessened, but my vision is significantly more blurry. Is this normal?

Common. Especially if the abrasion is located in the center, there is edema and distortion until the healing is finished. If distortion persists, see an ophthalmologist for evaluation. Read more...

Yesterday I got a corneal abrasion. Pain has subsided and I'm less sensitive to light, but my vision is significantly more blurry. Is this normal?

Need exam to check. Corneal abrasions initially lead to symptoms of pain, sensation that something is in the eye, tearing, light sensitivity, and blurred vision depending on the location of the abrasion. The abrasion will often heal superficially rapidly, but may be complicated by corneal swelling, infection, and inflammation in the eye which will worsen the vision. The eye should be checked for appropriate treatment. Read more...
Certainly can be. Make sure you are getting proper follow up care. Read more...
Yes. Make sure you follow up with your doctor as directed. Read more...

If you scratch your eye (corneal abrasion) is it possible you damaged your vision?

Not likely. A corneal scratch (abrasion) is a loss of the thin skin covering the cornea. Usually this does not involve the deeper layers and as long as the eye is not penetrated or infected, visual loss is very uncommon. You should see an ophthalmolgist for a corneal scratch both for symptomatic relief and for proper treatment. Read more...

Had corneal abrasion 18mos ago. Eyesight fine, just have some extra fluid/goop making vision blurry at wake-up. 3-4 blinks, eye is fine. What is this?

Don't think. The injury has anything to do with this and it doesn't sound very serious if you can blink a few times and are ok. Sounds kind of normal or at most possibly overactive oil glands in the lids. If still concerning have an eye exam. Read more...