Symptoms of an eye injury

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Each incident of eye injury has symptoms relating directly to it. Here are a few common ones.

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Eye injury symptoms include:

•    Irritation
•    Severe pain
•    Pinkness/redness
•    Decreased visual acuity
•    Conjunctivitis
•    Light sensitivity
•    Drainage
•    Abnormal pH
•    Eye surface abrasions
•    Tearing
•    Blurry vision
•    Watery discharge
•    Foreign body sensation

Treat all eye injuries as potential emergencies, and never hesitate to contact or see an eye doctor immediately.

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Sources: All about visionSports Medicine Australia; Pitch Vision Academy; British Journal of Sports Medicine

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