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What could i do for a scratched eye?

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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: See an eye doctor

You must see one to rule out a serious "scratch" such as a corneal abrasion which puts you at risk for an ocular infection.

In brief: See an eye doctor

You must see one to rule out a serious "scratch" such as a corneal abrasion which puts you at risk for an ocular infection.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Dr. Allan Smith
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See a Doctor

It needs to be evaluatd by a dr. To avoid complications, infection and/or ulceration.

In brief: See a Doctor

It needs to be evaluatd by a dr. To avoid complications, infection and/or ulceration.
Dr. Allan Smith
Dr. Allan Smith
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology

In brief: Corneal abrasion

Depends on where it is scratched and how severe.
But if it is a corneal abrasion the treatment is to use an antibiotic drop to prevent infection, and also use lubricating tear drops or ointments to ease the discomfort while it heals. Depending on the size of the abrasion, a patch or contact lens may help with the confort and healing process. Some doctors recomend NSAID drops to help with the co.

In brief: Corneal abrasion

Depends on where it is scratched and how severe.
But if it is a corneal abrasion the treatment is to use an antibiotic drop to prevent infection, and also use lubricating tear drops or ointments to ease the discomfort while it heals. Depending on the size of the abrasion, a patch or contact lens may help with the confort and healing process. Some doctors recomend NSAID drops to help with the co.
Dr. Michael Ham
Dr. Michael Ham
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