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Should I be concerned about a scratch on my cornea (eye) caused by just a kleenex?

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Dr. Shalabh Bansal
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In brief: Corneal abrasion

Corneal abrasions are fairly common - they usually heal on their own if very tiny (probably like yours if caused by a kleenex), but see an ophthalmologist (eye md) if pain continues, increased photosensitivity, vision changes, and/or discharge.
They can prescribe meds to help with pain.

In brief: Corneal abrasion

Corneal abrasions are fairly common - they usually heal on their own if very tiny (probably like yours if caused by a kleenex), but see an ophthalmologist (eye md) if pain continues, increased photosensitivity, vision changes, and/or discharge.
They can prescribe meds to help with pain.
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