II. Pathophysiology

  1. Corneal Sunburn at high altitude

III. Signs

IV. Management

  1. General
    1. Remove Contact Lenses
    2. Patch affected eye
  2. Topical Ophthalmic Antibiotics to prevent infection
    1. Tobramycin
    2. Gentamicin
  3. Pain management
    1. Cool compresses
    2. Cycloplegic (Cyclogyl) eliminates ciliary spasm
    3. Ophthalmic Topical NSAIDS

V. Prevention

  1. Sun glasses (UV protection, large lenses with side shields)

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