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In early December, I decided I would get in my loft and deal with a pest problem we have had for quite a while. I decided to mess about with some loft insulation which was quite dusty and I began tearing it up to plug up some holes in the hope it would stop this rat or mouse. Unfortunately I was very silly and did not wear any eye protection and it got very dusty up there and I was coughing a lot. I came down and about 1/2 hour later to then have my eyes start to burn quite bad, so I proceeded to wash them out with water and got my friend to pull a tiny bit of black dirt out of my left eye in the lower lid. All night long my eyes kept burning so I put some moisturising eye drops in which calmed them down. This all pointed to dry eye syndrome but my eyes were fine up until the incident. I went to my docs who put me on some ointment for conjunctivitus which didn't help and then went to an optician who said I have "Dry eye". Not happy with this diagnosis, I went to the A&E eye doctor who said there was nothing wrong with my eyes but prescribed me with some Hylo-Tear to help soothe the eyes. Unfortunately 6 weeks on, my eyes still burn, itch, sting feel dry but don't go red - I get headaches and the pain in my eyes is very very uncomfortable and I am having difficulty in working with this.
This week I decided to go to an "Optometrist" and spend a lot of money on having a thorough eye test and all came back fine and he did administer a green dye solution to my eye and said I don't have dry eye apart from a very very minor area in my left eye with which he says does not even get classed as "Dry Eye Syndrome" and all checks out fine.
I am at my wits end with this as no one can tell me what the problem is, surely it's gotta to be an infection caused from the dust, but 6 weeks on is quite long. I hope someone can help me. Thank you.
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