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I have a scratch on the white part of my eye?

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Dr. U Krishnan
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Time

Assuming the scratch is on the conjunctiva, it will heal on its own.
If it is a large scratch, some people will prescribe antibiotic ointment to prevent infection.

In brief: Time

Assuming the scratch is on the conjunctiva, it will heal on its own.
If it is a large scratch, some people will prescribe antibiotic ointment to prevent infection.
Dr. U Krishnan
Dr. U Krishnan
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Have it looked at

Injuries to the eye require prompt attention.
Although they can heal on their own, it is always safer to have the eye evaluated and treated to prevent infection, inflammation or other long-term problems.

In brief: Have it looked at

Injuries to the eye require prompt attention.
Although they can heal on their own, it is always safer to have the eye evaluated and treated to prevent infection, inflammation or other long-term problems.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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