When is inpatient care indicated in the treatment of 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

In patients with severe chemical injuries, short hospitalization may be warranted to closely monitor IOP, corneal integrity, medication use, and pain control.


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