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Corneal Abrasion

The cornea functions as a "clear window" on the front of the eye. A corneal abrasion is a scratch on the surface of the cornea. This is no different than a scratch on the skin in any other location on the body; however, because of the extreme sensitivity of the cornea, abrasions are extremely painful.

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