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What does "k abrasion" mean in medical terms?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Corneal scratch

K refers to 'kerato' which is medical terminology for the corneal.
A k abrasion is a scratch or defect of the cornea, usually from trauma.

In brief: Corneal scratch

K refers to 'kerato' which is medical terminology for the corneal.
A k abrasion is a scratch or defect of the cornea, usually from trauma.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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