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If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.

  • Blurred vision, loss of vision, or blood in your eye: Go to the topic Eye Problems, Noninjury.
  • An eye injury: Go to the topic Eye Injuries.
  • An object in your eye: Go to the topic Objects in the Eye.
  • A liquid or solid chemical in your eye: Go to the topic Burns to the Eye.

Do you have eye pain?

Do you have drainage from one or both eyes?

Are your eyes sensitive to light (photophobia)?

Have your eye symptoms continued longer than 7 days?

Have your eye symptoms continued after starting antibiotic treatment for an eye infection?

Do you wear contact lenses?

If a visit to a health professional is not needed immediately, see the Home Treatment section for self-care information.


WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: December 23, 2011
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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