What is the clinical presentation of corneal perforation 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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Corneal perforation: A very rare finding at presentation, it is more likely to occur after the initial presentation (from days to weeks) in severely injured eyes that have poor healing capacity. It may also result from a simultaneous penetrating injury.


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