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I went to a doctor they said i had a scratched eye gave prescription drop but i still feel like something in eye been a month is it serious?

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Dr. Bruce Saran
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
A few possibilities: This could be due to allergies, dry eyes, or eye infections. All can start or affect 1 eye first. The treatments are very different. For allergies, zaditor (ketotifen) is a good otc eye medicine. For dry eyes, lubricating tears are necessary. For infection, usually of the eyelids, start with eyelid warm compress and diluted baby shampoo scrubs. You should go back to your eye doctor.

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