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Dr. Chip, Doctor (non-eye specialty)
Category: Eye
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Experience:  Many years of outpatient practice managing eye injuries and common disorders
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I think I have something in my eye...it could be a contact,

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Hi...I think I have something in my eye...it could be a contact, but I can't get it out...any suggestions?
JA: When was the last time you had your eyes checked? In general, how has your vision been lately?
Customer: very good....about 6 months ago I wear contacts
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: no...

Hello. I'm Dr Chip
What are your symptoms please?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I feel like I have something in my eye. It is irritating me.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
No, I do not want to pay £34 to switch to a phone call.

The phone call offer was automated and you don't have to accept it

Any redness or tearing?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I have a bit of tearing, but not any redness

And are you saying you can't remove your contact?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I may (or may not) have a contact caught in my eye. I really don't know. This has happened to me before. I thought I removed them okay last night.... I feel like I have to flush out my eye...

A contact usually wouldn't bother your like this and you may have had something in your eye before that's gone now but that scratched your cornea

You can use either ClearEyes or Visine eye drops for now to see if this resolves

But if it doesn't you need to see your doctor to check whether or not you have a corneal abrasion

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Thank you doctor....

My pleasure

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