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Why does my left eye feel heavy? the corner of my left eye has been feeling heavy for 2 days and aches a little bit when i blink. this started about half hour after i left the landfill (to throw some recycling material). it was windy and a little dusty th

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Dr. Andrew Doan
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
Sometimes, : Sometimes, wind can blow small fragments of plant material, metals, and sand/dirt into the eyes resulting in a foreign body irritating the eye. If pain persists, then you should see an eye doctor to determine if there is a foreign body to remove from your eye.
Dr. Jay Bradley
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
Eye irritation: You may have gotten something in your eye which causes significant eye irritation. Try frequent artificial tears, ointment at night, and warm compresses. If no improvement, see an eye doctor.

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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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