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Dr. Dan B.
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I poked my eye with the earpiece of my eyeglasses My eye is

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I poked my eye with the earpiece of my eyeglasses My eye is not read and I can see - is there any cause for concern. I had cataract operations 2 1/2 year ago and I have glaucoma
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Dan B. replied 1 year ago.

If the eye is not red, you're not having significant pain, you're not light-sensitive, and the vision is not changed, you are likely just fine. You can use some artificial tears like Refresh or Systane a few times per day for the next few days to help if there is minor irritation. But if your irritation persists or worsens, then you should see your ophthalmologist; alternatively, there's nothing wrong with going to get it checked out if you're worried. Does this make sense?

Expert:  Dr. Dan B. replied 1 year ago.

Does this information help address your concerns? Do you have any other questions about this?

happy to be able to help you today. If you need any clarification regarding anything I've said, please let me know and I will be happy to address your concerns as you voice them. If your concerns have been resolved...

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My opinion is solely informative and does not constitute a formal medical opinion or recommendation. For a formal medical opinion and/or recommendation you must see an eye doctor. Thanks for your inquiry!