A minor corneal abrasion will heal on its own in a few days. Your Eye M.D. may put antibiotic eye drops or ointment in your eyes or use steroid eyedrops to reduce inflammation and reduce the chance of scarring.
If you have a corneal abrasion, your ophthalmologist may patch your eye so that you are more comfortable. You may also be given medication to reduce the pain. Wearing sunglasses may also lessen the symptoms of corneal abrasion while you are healing.
If you wear contact lenses, you should not wear them until your Eye M.D. says that it is safe to do so.