How is pain managed following 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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Answer

Severe chemical burns can be extremely painful.

Ciliary spasm can be managed with topical cycloplegic agents; however, oral pain medication may be necessary initially to control pain.


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