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31 Jul 2008

Eye Injury
While playing Netball yesterday someone accidentally got their fingure stuck in my eye, I wear cintact lenses (soft). my eye was a bit swolen and was in a lot of pain, cudn' t open it for a while. I put some ice on it and the swelling went down, it' s still sore to touch and if I close my eye I also have pins and needles. Shud I see a doctor or will it be okay on its own.
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cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Sandy
Please see your doctor as you may have an injury on the cornea that needs medication. He needs to colour the cornea with fluorescine to see if there are any scratches on it.
Dr Bets
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