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Hurt on the left corner of the eye. Reddishness and pain. Anything serious?

hi.. I accidentally while putting my reading glasses on last friday poke my self hard in the left hand corner of my eye.. it ached for a couple of day and was dark red in the corner by saturday.. and has continually got worse.. I just woke up and my entire eye it totally red and all the way around is this serious.. it looks like i'm the devil.. im scared ived seriously damgaged it..
Asked On : Sun, 28 Apr 2013
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If your vision is un-disturbed and there is no pain in the eye, then it is probably just a harmless blood clot on the surface of the eye. The skin and tissues around the eye are very fragile and a minor trauma like this one can lead to condition like your. Because the tissue is loose in nature, the blood tends to collect there. Hence it increases in the first couple of days and then reduces over about ten days. You can use a lubricating eyedrop 3 - 4 times daily meanwhile.
ajit hazari
Answered: Wed, 12 Jun 2013
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