Objects in the Eye - Preparing For Your Appointment
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
If you have an object
in the eye that affects your vision, have someone else drive you to your
doctor. If you are wearing contact lenses, remove them, and take your glasses
You can help your doctor diagnose and treat your
condition by being prepared to answer the following questions:
- Do you have an object in your eye? What is the
object? When did it get into your eye? Did it fall into your eye, or did it fly
into your eye at high speed?
- Do you wear glasses or contacts? Did
you remove your contact lens? Has the injury affected your vision (as corrected
with glasses or contacts)?
- What kind of vision changes are you
having (not related to removing your eyeglasses or contact
- What home treatment have you tried? Did it
- What prescription and nonprescription medicines have you
used? Did they help?
- Do you have any
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
February 24, 2010
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