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Alkali chemical burn

Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD

Photographer: Carol Chan, CRA

This patient experienced a severe alkali chemical injury resulting in corneal opacification, pannus, and symblepharon formation. These photographs were taken 6 months after the injury.

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last updated: 1/20/2015