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Nothing feel likes it's in it. Doesn't give me pain or any type of problem. Just had this reddish mark on my eye for a while. Just would like to know if its permanent damage or it takes a while for your eye to heal.
Thank you for those pictures. Unfortunately, they're still not close enough that I can tell exactly what's causing that mark--in other words, I can't tell if that's blood, pigment, or foreign-body. If it were blood, I would've expected it to have resolved by now. If it's still part of the foreign-body, then I do not expect this to go away unless someone were to surgically remove it. It's possible that if it were a metallic foreign-body, that this could represent some rust residue and if that's the case, then it's possible it may dissipate on it's own over time, but it's also possible that it stays there. I wish I could tell you more definitively than that, but unfortunately it would taken a much higher magnification view, essentially an exam, to determine that. I would say that if your eye is no longer bothering you (ie not red, painful, light sensitive, discharging or there is no change in your vision), then you may be okay to watch this for awhile. But ultimately, to get a definitive answer, you'll need to see an ophthalmologist. Does that make sense?
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When you say foreign-body, what do you mean exactlly?
Also you know any procedures to remove this spot if I'm interested?
Like the piece of wood you thought might have gotten in there, or a piece of metal. Something that is foreign to your body that may have gotten in there that doesn't belong there.
Yes, it would likely be amenable to surgical excision. Something that may even be able to be done in your ophthalmologist's office.
Right, that makes sense. Thank you
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