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Problem wearing contact lens. Should I consult opthamologist? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Jun-2013
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User:I'm looking for an opthamologist
Doctor:Good Evening
User:Good Evening to you too
Doctor:Sure I will help you on this
Doctor:XXXXXX, please confirm your location.
Doctor:Please confirm your contact number.
Doctor:Also, please let me know where in Bangalore would you like to XXXXXXX a specialist?
Doctor:Sure, our Customer care team would get back to you on this at the earliest.
User:okay thanks
Doctor:We will call you and guide you on this.
Doctor:Thank you too.
User:hang on
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:what i meant was i've been to an opthamologist in jayanagar
User:i've actually been to 2
User:i have a problem wearing contact lens
User:because they seem to have formed some sort of linikng around my eye
User:i put a couple of drops suggested but nothing seems to have improved
Doctor:Do you have any irritation in the eye?
User:yes..when i wear my lens there's irritation..also my eyes burn a whole lot
Doctor:It probably seems like a form of keratitis
Doctor:Amoebic keratitis is the commonest which occurs in contact lens users. do u reckon i go for a more detailed check up
Doctor:Yes. It can be confirmed only by proper evaluation by a ophthalmologist.
User:so does XXXXXXX refund health check ups?
Doctor:I am sorry, I am not sure about that. You will need to contact your HR about this.
User:okay thank you
Doctor:You are welcome.
User:so when do we use this live chat with the doctor?
Doctor:Hope I have cleared your queries.
Doctor:You can use it 24/7
Doctor:Anything else You need my help?
User:No,Thank you
Doctor:Bye for now.
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