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Cary, NC
A 37-year-old male asked:

Had corneal abrasion 18mos ago. eyesight fine, just have some extra fluid/goop making vision blurry at wake-up. 3-4 blinks, eye is fine. what is this?

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Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 39 years experience
Don't think: The injury has anything to do with this and it doesn't sound very serious if you can blink a few times and are ok. Sounds kind of normal or at most possibly overactive oil glands in the lids. If still concerning have an eye exam.
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