One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A painful eye condition caused by damage to the cornea from ultraviolet radiation during arc welding.
- ‘I explained the diagnosis of a welder's flash (arc eye) and sent him home wearing eye patches and with antibiotic ointment.’
- ‘However, exposure to just a few seconds of intense UV light can cause arc eye.’
- ‘The most likely diagnosis is arc eye if both eyes are affected.’
- ‘Glasses with side shields can help prevent arc eye injuries as well as injuries from sparks and chips that can get behind standard glasses.’
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