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  • Aug 30, 2018

    Chemical Injuries of the Cornea and Conjunctiva

    American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Cornea/External Disease
    Learning Plan CME

    Chemical injuries of the cornea are ophthalmic emergencies. These injuries often result in significant ocular morbidity and generally strike young adults in the prime of life. This learning plan describes the classification scheme and epidemiology of chemical injuries to the cornea. It offers management strategies for each stage of healing, including late phases of surgical management.