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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Nothing good!: Traumatic abrasions, lacerations and perforations can result! wear your safety goggles!
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Wide range of things: Anything from an abrasion of tissues that heals without permanent damage to blindness from a penetrating injury due to infection. Bleeding in the eye, ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Eyeball scratch: Anytime there is a break in the integrity of the skin there is the potential for an infection developing. You can get antibiotic eye drops. If your ha ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Exam: If you sustained a corneal abrasion or scrape to the eye, it would be painful, watering, red, and difficult to open. Otherwise if it resolves quickly ... Read More
Dr. William Goldstein
31 years experience Ophthalmology
In pain??: If your eye is seeing well, and you have no pain, and the eye looks normal, you probably don't need to worry. Otherwise, go see an eye doctor. You can ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Corneal abrasion: likely your son scratched your cornea. You should get checked.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
63 years experience Ophthalmology
Brightness: You must see an ophthalmologist to determine the reason.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hill
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably not: This depends on the extent of any injury.I f you got poked and are having pain, you probably scratched or bruised your eye and may need medical attent ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Rinse it out: Rinse the mascara out of your eye with eye wash, artificial tears or tap water. If this does not take care of the discomfort, see an ophthalmologist ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably Nothing: If your eye doesn't hurt, isn't red and the vision clear don't worry about it. If you're experiencing discomfort, you may have an abrasion. If it pe ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hussain Elhalis
11 years experience Ophthalmology
Need eye exam: Your iris is covered by a clear dome called the cornea. I can't imagine a situation where a piece of paper is able to cut through the cornea and then ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Well, wouldn't it be: Worth getting it checked out? Continued ocular pain after trauma would be a good reason to see the ophthalmologist. Take care.
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