Which is the focus of the physical exam to assess 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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In the setting of an ocular chemical injury, a full ophthalmic and a full general physical examination should be performed with special attention to the head and neck for signs of other burns to the skin.


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