Symptoms may not start for 6 to 12 hours after exposure to the ultraviolet light. Symptoms include:
Ultraviolet injuries to the eyelids usually don't involve the eyeball because the blink reflex protects the eyeball. If the eyes are tightly closed, the edges of the eyelids may also be protected.
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofJune 4, 2014
Current as of: June 4, 2014
Author: Healthwise Staff
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