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Dr. Chip, Doctor (non-eye specialty)
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Experience:  Many years of outpatient practice managing eye injuries and common disorders
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My husband ha chip him in eye.Seemed OK but started to loose

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My husband ha wood chip hi him in eye.Seemed OK but started to loose partial vision.happened yesterday and seems to be getting progressively worse.Also feels like something may be in eye.It is 8 PM here.will go to doctors tomorrow AM buy is there any thing we should do now? What do you think happened?
Very concerned and want to take hi, to e,regency room but he says NO.What should I do?
Submitted: 25 days ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 25 days ago.

Hello and welcome. I'm Dr Chip

He has a corneal abrasion and that will require antibiotic eye drops and an eye patch. Fortunately the cornea heals without scarring.

For now he can use some natural tears eye drops and put a patch over his eye until he can see a doctor.

Please let me know if you need any more information Angela

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