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Three weeks ago my contact folded in my eye and i attempted to get it out (without washing my hands first). I never found the contact. I have a chronic feeling (a foreign body or else scratch kind of feeling) in the corner of that eye (the inside corner, is that the caruncle?), which grows worse throughout the day, and my eye sometimes feels dry. I have seen five doctors, all say nothing is there (though some have seen inflammation and one said he saw papillaries inside the eyelid) and i've tried both antibiotic drops and steroid drops. Nothing has worked (in fact, it's worse than it was three weeks ago). What can it be??
Thank you for any assistance you may provide.
Thank you for your response, I wonder though would this explain the foreign sensation in that specific corner of my eye? Also, my vision is fine, no problems with my vision but my eye still hurts. Is it at all possible that a fragment of contact could be in the corner of the eye, even though all of my doctors say they can't see anything? And will it heal on its own?
It's frustrating because, besides the papillaries that the one doctor saw under fluroscope, and the slight inflamation, the rest "looks normal". How could it look normal? I know that something is causing this...
I've seen regular optomotrists/opthomologists, would you recommend a corneal specialist? Would they possibly recommend something my previous doctors had not?
And i'm glad to hear that the contact could not be there, I must admit i've been very worried that it was perhaps far back where they could not see.
Also would a corneal specialist be the person to see? Is the corner the cornea area?
Thank you. Three last questions. Should I continue using the lotemax drops/eye cream? I started using them yesterday, or would that not help? And could this possibly heal on it's own? And would the corneal specialist be possibly more helpful than previous doctors?
You've been very helpful, thank you. My last question: is it normal for these sort of conditions to last this long (three weeks now)? And I will schedule an appointment with the specialist.
And it's not likely this is a caruncle lesion correct?
I read about that online
Ok, and it's not abnormal for a condition like mine to last three weeks?
Excellent, thank you for all the help!
Of course, if I ever wanted to ask you questions after this encounter how would that work?
Ok great, thank you!