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A member asked:

4 hrs ago i put ear drops (95%isopropyl alcohol & 5% saline) in my eye. flushed with water. not burning now but still tearing a lot. will eye be ok?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
You need to go see .: You should see a Eye specialist on an urgent basis, like Thursday morning(tomorrow. Alcohol can cause a burn on the Cornea(also called Keratitis) which can be painful and lead to impaired vision. The doctor will have to give you medicines to counteract keratitis.
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