Corneal Injury

  • Weiyun Shi
  • Ting Wang
Part of the Ocular Trauma book series (OCTRA)


This chapter covers corneal injuries including corneal abrasion, corneal foreign body injury, and corneal laceration. A corneal abrasion is a traumatic injury involving the corneal epithelium. A corneal foreign body injury refers to a foreign object intruding and embedded in any layer of the cornea. A corneal laceration is a partial- or full-thickness cut on the cornea. Twelve cases are presented with brief descriptions, illustrating figures, and personal tips and peals, aiming to provide a guide to the diagnosis and management of corneal injury.


Corneal abrasion Corneal foreign body injury Corneal laceration 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Weiyun Shi
    • 1
  • Ting Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Shandong Eye Hospital, Shandong Eye InstituteJinanChina

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