Infographic: Step-by-Step Guide to Managing Ocular Chemical Burns

Dermatologists should be confident in their ability to urgently manage ocular chemical injuries should accidental exposure occur during a procedure. This infographic offers a practical step-by-step guide in the acute management of acidic chemical burns to the eye.

In the Cutis article, “Ocular Chemical Burns in the Dermatology Office: A Practical Approach to Managing Safety Precautions,” Moon and Langley report a case of accidental ocular exposure to aluminum chloride hexahydrate during skin biopsy of the cheek and subsequent transient ocular injury that resolved with early appropriate management.


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