A 22-year-old female asked:
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are pcps able to treat corneal abrasions? or any small eye pain? eye problems? or must go to an eye dr?

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Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Some can, some can't: Many PCPs are comfortable treating minor eye problems like simple abrasions or red eyes. Others prefer to send all eye problems to Eye Dr. Call your PCPs office for advice. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
Answered on Dec 3, 2014
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