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It is possible that the Oilatum emollient has caused a corneal abrasion. This loss of the skin on your cornea would give a foreign body sensation and light sensitivity. You could try getting some eye ointment at the pharmacy or store, goop up your eye and keep it closed. This would allow the epithelial defect to heal, usually in a day or so. In the USA a brand name for this ointment is refresh PM or lacrilube.
On the other hand, since this happened two days ago, it is possible that you have an infection, or corneal ulcer, starting in the area where the skin came off. In this case it would be important for you to see an ophthalmologist and start antibiotic eye drops. Since you are not available to chat, and I can't actually see your eye, either scenario is possible given your symptoms.
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I want to rule out the possibility of glaucoma as my half sister suffered from this.
However annual checks have not shown any symptoms for me.
Would it be a good idea to wear dark glasses?
If the pain remains after several days do I assume that it might be a corneal ulcer?
Thanks for your help so far.
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