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A 22-year-old male asked:

I think i got shampoo in my eyes last night i woke up with burning/stinging. this morning i rinsed eyes out with purified bottled water but i read bottled water contains micro plastics. could this hurt my eyes and are there micro plastics in my eyes?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Basics: You seem to have had chemical irritation of the sensitive eye structures from the shampoo. I would ignore the "micro-plastics" issue since it is just advertising BS. If your eyes burn or your vision is blurry see a doc.You may have burned your cornea with the chemicals. If it is minor irritation it should fade in a few days.
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Last updated Feb 20, 2020


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