A 37-year-old male asked:
Instead of going to the er after my cat scratched by scleras, i put saline solution in. in march, the opto said no infection just inflammation and prescribed omega-3, hot compress and eye drops, yet pain and red lines still there. will i go blind?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. George Yanikanswered
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
it is unlikely you will go blind, but I would seek the opinion of an Ophthalmologist to see if further treatment is needed
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