I was running last night and a bug (size of a fruit fly) flew into my eye. I tried desperately to remove it immediately, and despite the tears, I could not get it out. I ran the rest of the way home and attempted to remove it in front of a mirror. I doused my eye generously with visine and eventually was able to remove it from the corner of my eye (near my nose) with a tissue. It looked like I removed the entire bug, but today my eye is quite red and the typical light-pink "skin" in the corner of my eye is swollen and red.
Is this typical since I overused visine to flush the bug out, and is the irritation feeling typical as well, since the bug was wedged in there (in the "skin" area) for 10-15 minutes? Should I call an eye doctor to have it checked out or am I overreacting?
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