How to heal flash burn?
Treatment for flash burns may include:
- dilating drops – these are sometimes used to relax the eye muscles, which in turn eases pain and allows your eyes to rest and heal.
- dressing – your eyes may be covered with a padded dressing to rest them and allow them to heal.
- do not drive with an eye patch on.
What is a flash burn? Flash burn is any burn injury caused by intense flashes of light, high voltage electric current, or strong thermal radiation. These may originate from, for example, a sufficiently large BLEVE, a thermobaric weapon explosion or a nuclear blast of sufficient magnitude.
What is flash burn in eye? A flash burn is a painful inflammation of the cornea, which is the clear tissue that covers the front of the eye. A flash burn occurs when you are exposed to bright ultraviolet (UV) light.
What is flash burn in welding? Welders flash, also called flash burns, is a type of injury to the cornea brought about by the high wave of UV light that hits the eye when welding.