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How Quickly Do Corneal Scratches Heal?

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Old 02-05-2008, 05:37 PM
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Default How Quickly Do Corneal Scratches Heal?

If someone gets some scratching on their corneas because of contact lenses, does that take a long time to heal? A few weeks maybe?
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Old 02-07-2008, 12:29 PM
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Default Corneal Scratches

Good news.
A corneal "scratch" or abrasion in an otherwise healthy person who has discontinued contact lens wear should heal in 48 hrs or less. Usually less than 24 hrs.
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