Ophthalmologic Approach to Chemical Burns Workup

Updated: Sep 18, 2018
  • Author: Mark Ventocilla, OD, FAAO; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Laboratory Studies

The pH of the ocular surface should be periodically tested. Irrigation should be continued until the pH reaches neutrality.

No other laboratory tests are generally necessary unless other systemic injuries are concurrent.