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Five days after a corneal abrasion, my eye feels better. When will my sight return?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Variable

Depends on size, depth, location, healing rate, tear film. Usually an epithelial abrasion does not result in a scar. So once healed, vision returns.

In brief: Variable

Depends on size, depth, location, healing rate, tear film. Usually an epithelial abrasion does not result in a scar. So once healed, vision returns.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology

In brief: Usually, yes!

In most cases, corneal abrasions completely heal leading to normal vision.
We most often are concerned about recurrent corneal erosion or where the corneal surface re-opens spontaneously at the site of injury. This is best prevented with lots of artificial tears.

In brief: Usually, yes!

In most cases, corneal abrasions completely heal leading to normal vision.
We most often are concerned about recurrent corneal erosion or where the corneal surface re-opens spontaneously at the site of injury. This is best prevented with lots of artificial tears.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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