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What is a foreign body in the eye?

A foreign body is any object that becomes stuck between the front of the eye and the eyelids, or becomes lodged in the structures of the eye, or even inside the eye.

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Author: Dr Joanne Van der Velden PhD, BSc (Hons)
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Pink eye


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