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Painful eye, should we go to the er or can she wait until morning ?

My 15 yr old daughter came home with pain in her eye. there is loss of vision,pain, and an uncontrollable droopy eyelid. should we go to the er or can she wait until morning ?
Asked On : Fri, 17 Sep 2010
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Hello kimberly;
welcome to HealthcareMagic
You should immediately visit a ER and better not to wait.Eye is a vital organ of a person and the loss of vision and pain can be due to injury ;infection;increased intra-ocular pressure so it is better that she is examined by a Opthalmologist as early as possible so that there is minimal and reversible damage.
Take care;wish her a speedy recovery.
Answered: Mon, 29 Aug 2011
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