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Eye crud

12/13/2006

Question:

For months now my eyes have been somehow producing this hard ,feels like granular substance accumulating mostly in the inside corners producing irritation and most often migrating to rest on the top of the cornea causing panic.It is best describe as having sand in my eyes. PLEASE, CAN YOU HELP!

Answer:

You may have an eye infection. You should see your eye doctor for an exam. The many causes and symptoms for infection may appear the same to an untrained person. Your doctor can help you sort this problem out.

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Response by:

Cynthia Gale Heard, OD Cynthia Gale Heard, OD
Formerly
Assistant Professor, Clinical Optometry
College of Optometry
The Ohio State University