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Injuries are most common and can be caused by physical, chemical, and radiation causes. Infection can be a cause but is much rarer. Regardless, a qualified ophthalmologist should be consulted.

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Q: Is Corneal abrasion a pitting of the cornea caused by an infection or injury?
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