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What could be causing my left eye to hurt whenever i blink?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
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In brief: Dry eye treatment

Your description sounds like dry eye.
Initial treatment is frequent artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses a few times a day, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, you should see an eye doctor for further evaluation.

In brief: Dry eye treatment

Your description sounds like dry eye.
Initial treatment is frequent artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses a few times a day, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, you should see an eye doctor for further evaluation.
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Dr. Dan Fisher
If this was an acute event You could consider a foreign object, a scratch or an infection of the surface of your eye.
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