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How can I tell if I have a corneal abrasion or some eye infection?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Symptomatic

Usually you have pain, blurred vision, tearing, discharge, etc.

In brief: Symptomatic

Usually you have pain, blurred vision, tearing, discharge, etc.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology

In brief: Possibly

Corneal abrasions usually can be linked to an injury or event.
The eye dischare is usually watery. Infections take longer to develop, the eye may be indeed red but the dischage may be mucus like or purulent. Speed of onset is usually the key.

In brief: Possibly

Corneal abrasions usually can be linked to an injury or event.
The eye dischare is usually watery. Infections take longer to develop, the eye may be indeed red but the dischage may be mucus like or purulent. Speed of onset is usually the key.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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