A 36-year-old male asked:
i got a foreign particle in my eye and i couldn't take it out. i believe it went to the back of the eye ball. i don't feel it but will it affect me?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Jack Sipperley answered
49 years experience Ophthalmology
Foreign body: If you had a foreign body on the surface of the eye and you cannot find it your tears probably washed it from your eye. The eye and eyelids have a covering called the conjunctiva that would prevent a foreign body from migrating to the back of the eye. If you remain symptomatic you should see your eye doctor.
Answered on Dec 17, 2013
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