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A 24-year-old female asked:

Hi,i got a little dirty water splashed into my eye.i washed it with warm water immediately.no redness or irritation yet.how serious can it be? thanks

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Dr. Tod Haller
Ophthalmology 16 years experience
Depends: That depends how long ago this happened. First things first, you did the right thing to wash it out immediately. If your eyes don't hurt and are not red, It is likely nothing to worry about. Just get it checked out to rule out some rarer issues just in case

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