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I got hit the right eye with the bud end of a power cord yesterday

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I got hit the right eye with the bud end of a power cord yesterday and now my eyelid is swollen and its watery on the outside. I feel like there is something in my eye. What shall I do?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. James replied 3 years ago.

Dr. James : Hello.
Dr. James : How is your vision?
Customer:

Hello

Customer:

better today

Customer:

very watery

Dr. James : Any significant pain?
Customer:

I feel like there is eye lashe in my eye

Customer:

just discomfort

Customer:

feel worse out in the sun

Dr. James :

It is possible a lash may be in your eye.

Dr. James :

You can try to rinse it out with water or artificial tears.

Customer:

what shall I do

Dr. James :

The accident itself could have scratched the surface of your eye and makes it feel like something is in it when there is actually nothing.

Dr. James :

That should heal on its own.

Customer:

shall I do black tea rinse

Dr. James :

Just water or eye wash is ok.

Customer:

okay

Dr. James :

Use ice packs to reduce any swelling.

Customer:

what cause the watery eye

Dr. James :

If the pain worsens, or vision worsens, then you should see a doctor for evaluation.

Dr. James :

The watery eye is from irritation.

Dr. James :

From the scratch that you probably have.

Customer:

I see

Customer:

thanks

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