Ocular Chemical Burns

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


Ocular chemical burn is a serious emergency in the eye, usually caused by acid or alkali. Ocular chemical burns can cause acute vision loss and severe and permanent tissue damage; even after repairing and healing, there will be many complications, such as symblepharon, which will also greatly affect the appearance. This chapter includes five cases with brief descriptions, illustrating figures and personal tips and tricks, aiming to providing a guide about diagnosis and management of ocular chemical burns.


Ocular chemical burns Amniotic membrane transplantation Keratoplasty Symblepharon 


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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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