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Child's eye burnt by hot oil. Diagnosed as corneal abrasion. Worried

Hi, My 4 yr old son got burnt in the eye with hot oil droplet while i was cooking. I immediately splashed it with cold water and took him to ER. The doctor said its Corneal Abrasion- Thermal injury, and did oil padding. Its been around 5 hours now. I am just scared it might to do damage to his vision . I hope it will be alright. Pls suggest what i should do and what questions i must ask my opthalmologist to ensure my son s eye will be alright. Your input will be highly appreciated. Thanks
Asked On : Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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Hi ,
Thank you for your query.
Hot oils are pad they cause deep burns.
If the pupillary area is spared there will not be any difficulty in vision.
Kindly consult a corneal eye surgeon.He is the best person to give you advice.
If you have any further queries you are free to consult me.Hope this answers your query.Wishing your child a speedy recovery.Have a nice day.
Answered: Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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