Evaluating Need for close follow-up after removal of a noncomplicated corneal foreign body
Continuity of Patient Care
Eye Foreign Bodies
Eye Injuries, Penetrating
Few noncomplicated injuries develop infectious keratitis. We recommend fewer follow-ups for these injuries. However, if patients develop any worsening in eye pain, irritation, redness, or decrease in their visual acuity, they should return promptly for reassessment.