Ophthalmology & Optometry/irritation

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Hi.  Since I woke up this morning my left eye is a bit swollen and feels like there is something under the top eyelid.  I have checked with a mirror and have other people check it but nothing is there!! It's so frustrating!! What could be the cause??

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It could be many things: among which are allergies, foreign body ( dust, dirt, eyelash,etc), bug bite, dry eye, corneal abrasion, corneal ulcer, erosion, blepharitis , etc.  Hard to diagnose on this forum. Get an evaluation by a
Qualified eye doctor and you'll be fine. Dr Berger  

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DR. KENNETH BERGER

Expertise

Any and all questions with regard to ocular ailments, eye diseases as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, etc , eye and visual sympomatology, eyeglasses, contact lenses, low or subnormal vision, pediatric vision conditions,and special and unique ailments will be discussed.

Experience

36 years of clinical experience in opticianry and therapeutic optometry. Still in private practice with special interests in vision conditions, diagnosing and treating ocular ailments, prescibing treatment plans which include medicine, eyeglasses, and contact lenses primarily. Although surgery is not within the realm of my area of expertise, I co-manage many pre and post -op surgical cases which include Lasik and PRK procedures.

Organizations
New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians American Optometric Association

Education/Credentials
B.A.,1968, Hunter College of the City University of New York B.S.,1970, Pennsylvania College of Optometry O.D.,1973, Pennsylvania College of Optometry Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Administration Certification, New Jersey 1992

Awards and Honors
Clinical Efficiency Award, 1973, Pennsylvaania College of Optometry

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