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Med Health R I. 2000 Dec;83(12):395.

Patching the eye improves comfort and healing in patients with corneal abrasions.

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Brown University Medical School, USA.

Abstract

In managing small simple corneal abrasions, patching is not necessary and is not really indicated. Antibiotic drops and systemic analgesics are appropriate for these abrasions. For very large abrasions, patching may speed healing.

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11190129
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