Hey guys in late September I posted about me getting glass in my eyelid, I've gone to 3 doctors who's all say my eyes have no glass in it, however the feeling of the foreign object has not gone away and it is really impacting my mood and outlook on life. I feel like I could see it under eyelid but all doctors have just brushed me off and said I should just apply eyedrops.
I've tried everything from cleaning my eyes with a salean solution, applying antibiotics (one of the doctors said I could possibly have a cyst), eyedrops, etc... But the feeling has not subsided.
The accident was that a cup broke in my bathroom and small shards of extra small glass flew into my right eye. After copious amounts of salean washing I managed to remove a rather large piece and two days ago a very small piece came out on its own from my tear duct. The first piece of glass that was removed did cause a rather large cut but it looks healed and what I've read (I've been obsessing over this on other websites) an eye lid takes about a nights sleep to recover back to normal.
It's been over a month and I have no idea what to do. Should I go back to be reevaluated by the doctor who thinks I'm just being a wussy here in tally, or should I wait another month until I go home and could see my regular doctor in Miami who could refer me again to another eye doctor.
Since you will be in Miami, I would go to the Bascom-Palmer Eye Institute. It is one of the finest eye centers in the world. If the glass has lead in it, an X-ray might pick it up. An ultrasound could also be tried. Many times foreign bodies in the lids will work their way to the surface and come out on their own.
Also let's say I cannot locate it, are there other means of finding it such as ex rays that can see small shards of glass? The yellow dye didn't seem to work in my case cause the glass is in my eyelid and doesn't scratch my eyeball it's just surrounded by the soft tissue.
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