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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   my son had trauma to his left eye six months ago and has been experiencing eye pain for the last two days. his office is closed until monday. lshould i bring him to the e.r.
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.of ur son?
User :   he is 17, 6foot2, in school
Doctor :   k
User :   weighs approx 150
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   what type of trauma he had?
Doctor :   any medications?
User :   he has severed his optic nerve and we are waiting to see if they should enucleate or not
User :   no meds
Doctor :   k thats really a difficult case
User :   he had two oxycodone yesterday which only took the edge off
User :   otherwise he is very very healthy and is back running track
Doctor :   The weakness of optic nerve generally does not reverse.
Doctor :   Associated problems like refractive errors and cataract also cause vision loss which can be treated.

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