[Ocular burns].

@article{Merle2008OcularB,
  title={[Ocular burns].},
  author={Harold Merle and Max G{\'e}rard and Norbert Franz Schrage},
  journal={Journal francais d'ophtalmologie},
  year={2008},
  volume={31 7},
  pages={723-34}
}
Ocular or thermal burns account for 7.7%-18% of ocular trauma. The majority of victims are young. The burns occur in the setting of accidents at work or in the home, or during a physical attack. Chemical burns by strong acids or bases are responsible for the most serious injuries. Associated with the destruction of limbal stem cells, they present as recurrent epithelial ulcerations, chronic stromal ulcers, deep stromal revascularization, conjunctival overlap, or even corneal perforation. The… CONTINUE READING