Upon waking for the past year or so, I've noticed a gritty pain in either one of my eyes. So painful, I am unable to open my eye. Sharp, gritty pain that hurts for a while. This has happened in both eyes at different times. Not sure what it is.
I've had a right retinal arterial occlusion in 1989 and lost the vision in the right eye completely. Have had two additional stroke-like episodes. One TIA with no residual effect; but one stroke in 1997 that left me with some brain damage. I've managed to recover most of my abilities, and got a college degree as well; but don't do well under stressful conditions. I work part time trying to keep my head above water.
Anything you could tell me about my eyes would be helpful. I don't have medical insurance, so can't just run to the doctor for every thing that goes wrong.
Any help for me?
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