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Removal of Foreign

Removal of Foreign

Removal of Foreign Object

The sudden presence of a foreign object in your eye is uncomfortable and potentially harmful to your vision. These objects could encompass anything from an eyelash to a splinter or worse. If you have a foreign object stuck in your eye, it may be a good idea to get professional help. If you live in the Mesa, AZ, or Scottsdale, AZ, area, and believe you have something harmful in your eye, visit us at Riviera Opticare.

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Why Is Foreign Object Removal Urgent?

Foreign objects stuck in the eye can cause pain and redness. You may also notice tearing or a sensation of something being stuck. Failing to remove a foreign object promptly can lead to corneal abrasions or scratches. If left unevaluated, it can result in more severe eye problems. Depending on the size and location of the foreign object, it may obstruct your vision. You may find it challenging to continue common tasks such as reading or driving.

Why Seek Professional Assistance for Removal?

You may be tempted to remove the object on your own; however, it’s in your best interest to seek the assistance of a professional. Optometrists have the knowledge and experience to assess the situation. They can then safely remove foreign objects. They can determine if any damage has occurred and provide appropriate treatment. When you don’t have the proper tools or know appropriate techniques, you may cause more damage. Professionals ensure a gentle and precise removal process. Anytime there’s an odd object in your eye, there’s also a risk of bacteria or other contaminants. Optometrists are capable of assessing the eye for signs of infection and providing necessary care.

How Can Eyeglasses Help?

Wearing eyeglasses regularly can supply a protective barrier. They are able to shield your eyes from further contact with foreign objects. This is useful if you work in environments where eye hazards are common.

Get Eye Care and Eyeglasses from an Optometrist on Our Team

Your eye health is important. We at Riviera Opticare offer eye care services, from routine eye exams to specialized treatments. Don’t compromise your eye health by attempting to remove a foreign object on your own. Seek professional assistance from the experts at Riviera Opticare in (480) 827-9184 Mesa, AZ, and(480) 991-6432 Scottsdale, AZ, to help ensure your eyes receive the care and attention they need. N “optometrist near me” on our team is here to help.


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