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What do you do if you accidentally scratch your eye?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Pain relief
Corneal abrasions can be very painful, depending on the severity of the scratch.
Infections are also a concern. Try to keep the eyelid closed as much as possible and use otc pain meds. If there is no improvement within 24hrs. Or if there is a goopy discharge, see your physician or ophthalmologist for definitive care.

In brief: Pain relief
Corneal abrasions can be very painful, depending on the severity of the scratch.
Infections are also a concern. Try to keep the eyelid closed as much as possible and use otc pain meds. If there is no improvement within 24hrs. Or if there is a goopy discharge, see your physician or ophthalmologist for definitive care.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Corneal abrasion
Can use refresh pm, systane ointment, or genteal gel applied to inside of lower lid can help healing 4x day or more until seen by ophthalmologist.

In brief: Corneal abrasion
Can use refresh pm, systane ointment, or genteal gel applied to inside of lower lid can help healing 4x day or more until seen by ophthalmologist.
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
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