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Dr. Dan B.
Dr. Dan B., Board Certified Ophthalmologist
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I was cutting metal and after I finish I pulled my safety

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I was cutting metal and after I finish I pulled my safety glasses out and I feel something inside my eye. I was out and i do not feel enithing just litter bit of pain. I can see like small scratch on the bottom of the eye. An if I keep it open with my fingers i do not feel pain. What i need to do?

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Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Dan B. replied 5 years ago.
Hello and thanks for your question. Knowing how easy it is to get a piece of metal lodged in the eye and also knowing that it can lead to serious injury and/or infection I would recommend going to see an ophthalmologist because they are the ones who are best trained to handle this type of foreign body.

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