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I hit just below my eye with a peice of metal and now my eye

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I hit just below my eye with a peice of metal and now my eye is watering a lot any suggestions?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. James replied 5 years ago.

Dr. James :

Hello.

Customer:

Hi

Dr. James :

You like have a piece of metal embedded in your cornea. Metal in the eye can develop rust very quickly.

Dr. James :

This is the reason your eye is watering.

Dr. James :

You'll need to see an ophthalmologist to look at your eye and remove the metal.

Customer:

no sorry the metal hit below my eye

Dr. James :

It's possible a small piece got the eye ball.

Dr. James :

A corneal foreign body is usually the cause for very watery, painful eyes.

Customer:

it is watery but not painful

Dr. James :

ok. still would recommend you have it looked at.

Customer:

ok thankyou for your advice

Dr. James :

You're welcome.

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