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Can a minor corneal abrasion heal by itself?

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Dr. Frank Holmes
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In brief: Yes

The corneal epithelium heals (reepithelializes) rather quickly.
Minor abrasions will often heal in 24-48 hours. Antibiotics are often prescribed to prevent infection.

In brief: Yes

The corneal epithelium heals (reepithelializes) rather quickly.
Minor abrasions will often heal in 24-48 hours. Antibiotics are often prescribed to prevent infection.
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