If you require emergency medical attention, please call 911 to access your local emergency services.


Symptoms of Corneal Injuries

The cornea is made of strong protein-based tissue, but it can be very sensitive. Symptoms of an injury to the cornea include:

  • Persistent eye pain
  • Stinging or burning
  • Excessive watering
  • Sensitivity to light
  • The sensation that a foreign object is in your eye
  • Blurred vision
  • Red eyes
  • White spot on your cornea
  • Swollen eyelids