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wanting to know symptoms of possible eye injury. umbrella flat end slid down from closet hit me under right eye (mainly on the bone) about 2.5 hrs ago. no tearing or redness of eye ball

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Dr. Rick
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Hi. I'm Dr. Rick and I have two decades of ophthalmology experience. I'm online and happy to answer your question today.
If your eyeball looks OK, you are not sensitive to light, having any nausea, not having any eye pain and your vision is unchanged, then I would have to say that your eye is OK.
Does this make sense to you?
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago

Hi Dr Rick

eye looks ok. no nausea. no light sensitivity. my vision seems ok. i have some discomfort (slight) and a bit sluggishness of right eye area (i sometimes have dry eye and have had this sensation before) hard to tell if its a pulling sensation from below the eye area which is just barely swollen.

Shelly,
I think you managed to miss your eye with the Umbrella.
I think you will be OK.
Just put some ice on the area.
Make sense?
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago

thank you. so if any major eye injury was sustained can i assume my symptoms would have been worse already, this happened about 6-7 hrs ago.

Shelly,
Yes. You are correct.
No need to worry at this point.
Don't forget to mash the positive feedback button for me :)
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