What is the clinical presentation of particles in the conjunctival fornices in chemical burns to the eye?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Mark Ventocilla, OD, FAAO; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Particles in the conjunctival fornices: This finding is more common with particulate injuries, such as wet plaster or concrete. If not removed, the residual particles can serve as a reservoir for continued chemical release and injury. These particles must be removed before ocular surface healing can begin.

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