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optic nerve tuma

my wife has a tuma behind the eye that has blocked blood supply to the optic nerve making her blind in one eye. she also had a paper cut nearly 2 years back that has given her problems with her eye! her eye keeps getting infected and makes her eye swollen due to scratchyness, she say the heat where she works as a nurse causes this( im not so sure) she has antibiotics for her eye also some lubricant! but her eye keeps flaring up. when its cool she dont get the problem so much.the tuma has push her eye a little forward looking as if swollen, the sca say the tuma hasn't got any bigger.the tuma lays one side of the optic nerves near the centre where the nerves are the closest but to the right side of her eye towards her temple, size of tuma around 10mm in dia. the main problem is her eye keeps flaring up with this scratchyness, what can be done as this is getting her down.she has come to terms with the lose of sight in one eye but the dryness feeling is getting her down!?      
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It may be a recurrent erosion.  Look up recurrent erosion syndrome.  Have an ophthalmologist look into this possibility and see if a minor surgical procedure like anterior stromal puncture, PTK or superficial keratectomy may help.  Also look into possible punctal plugs, and restasis drops, and oral omega 3 oils supplements.
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