Also known as Feels like something in eye
Foreign body sensation in eye is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of foreign body sensation in eye are cataract, dry eye of unknown cause, and chronic glaucoma. Other possible causes, such as macular degeneration, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with foreign body sensation in eye, 65% report having pain in eye, 56% report having eye redness, and 56% report having diminished vision.
Patients with foreign body sensation in eye often receive other therapeutic procedures on eyelids; conjunctiva; cornea, nonoperative removal of foreign body, ophthalmic examination and evaluation, ophthalmologic and otologic diagnosis and treatment, other intraocular therapeutic procedures, lens and cataract procedures, diagnostic spinal tap and other or therapeutic nervous system procedures .
|Other therapeutic procedures on eyelids; conjunctiva; cornea||$962|
|Nonoperative removal of foreign body||$72|
|Ophthalmic examination and evaluation (Eye exam)|
|Ophthalmologic and otologic diagnosis and treatment||$64|
|Other intraocular therapeutic procedures||$705|
|Lens and cataract procedures||$1016|
|Diagnostic spinal tap (Spinal tap)||$200|
|Other OR therapeutic nervous system procedures||$1437|
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with foreign body sensation in eye include erythromycin, moxifloxacin (avelox), prednisolone ophthalmic, proparacaine ophthalmic, tropicamide ophthalmic, fluorescein ophthalmic, gentamicin ophthalmic, latanoprost, ocular lubricant, gatifloxacin (zymar), tetracaine (one touch), phenylephrine (duramax) and loteprednol ophthalmic .
|Tetracaine (One Touch)||$12|
Groups of people at highest risk for foreign body sensation in eye include age 75+ years. On the other hand, age < 1 years almost never get foreign body sensation in eye.