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There is a white dot on the brown part of my eye. Could it be a scratched cornea?

There is a white dot on the brown part of my eye. Could it be a scratched cornea?

Need to be seen!: A white dot one the cornea overlying the iris typically is an ulcer. You need to be seen urgently. And have it looked at and treated by an ophthalmologist. A delayed treatment can lead to scarring and other devastating consequences. ...Read more

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I have eye problem - scratched cornea?

I have eye problem - scratched cornea?

Corneal abrasion: A scratched cornea is called a corneal abrasion. Typically an object rubs off the surface layer of the cornea, causing immediate eye pain, redness, and blurred vision. Care should usually be sought from an ophthalmologist. Most abrasions heal quickly. ...Read more

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Is it recommended to wear an eye patch to protect my scratched cornea?

Is it recommended to wear an eye patch to protect my scratched cornea?

No: Simple corneal abrasions do not need to be treated by patching the eye. According to a new review of studies, patching can initially slow healing and does not reduce pain. ...Read more

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I have intermittant pain in my eye that feels similiar to a scratched cornea-no visual disturbance. What could this be a symptom of?

I have intermittant pain in my eye that feels similiar to a scratched cornea-no visual disturbance. What could this be a symptom of?

See an eye doctor: It could be dry eye, a scratched cornea, a foriegn body in the eye, or possibly an infection. If you've had a scratched cornea in that same eye before, sometimes the area of old injury can intermittantly open back up to give a similar foreign body sensation. ...Read more

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What are the best over the counter eye drops for scratched cornea?

What are the best over the counter eye drops for scratched cornea?

None: No over the countered drops steroid for scratched cornea. You need antibiotic drops or ointments. Self diagnosis is dangerous. Go see an eye doctor ...Read more

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White of eye is pink. Scratched cornea or eye infection?

Many possibilities: Unfortunately, that's a very non-specific symptoms by itself. It can represent an infection, injury, inflammation, allergy, disease, or a long list of other causes. See your local ophthalmologist for a full examination to determine the cause and decide on treatment. ...Read more

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What type of anti-bacteria eye drops would you use for a scratched cornea?

What type of anti-bacteria eye drops would you use for a scratched cornea?

Many options...: Please see your eye doctor for an eye exam to see the cause of the scratched cornea, as well as the appropriate treatment. There are more than 20 possible antibiotic eye drops that can be used, but your eye doctor has to determine the extent of the injury, and whether a bandage contact lens or additional therapy is required. As well, the frequency of antibiotic drops may change based on the exam. ...Read more