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Foreign Body Sensation In Eyes

The feeling of something stuck in the eyes can be very irritating and uncomfortable. Sometimes, eyelashes, small insects, dust, etc., enter the eye and get stuck to the tear film causing this sensation. The feeling of sand stuck in the eyes is a common symptom of dry eyes, blepharitis, etc.

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I feel a speck of dirt stuck in my eyes which moves. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,Yesterday, I got hit with a ball in my left eye. Since the incident, I feel like a piece of dirt is stuck in front of my eyes. And when I move my eye, the dirt follows along. It does not hurt, but I would like to know what it can be. Also, I am taking tablets Vyvanse and Arpizol. Please he...  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. Your symptoms are suggestive of floaters. Usually, these are benign, and you do not need treatment. However, in your case, it started yesterday after the trauma, possibly due to blood in the vitreous chamber. Thi...  Read Full »

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