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Old 04-09-2002, 23:19   #1 (permalink)
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cool Be Careful

When I was working on my car on Monday I sprayed the manifold with an airblower to clean it off & managed to get a piece of metal wedged in my eye. Being manly & stuff I didn't bother going to the doctor for a good 30+ hours & since have been sent to Hospital & an eye surgeon & have to go back to them again tomorrow. I have now had 2 days of people continuosly sticking needles in my eye & it hurts like buggery & still not finished cause the metal has gone through my eye into my cornea not just sitting on it like I had hoped
So basically it sucks to be me at the moment so be careful & wear safety glasses & be careful when working on the car & if something does get in your eye go strait to the doctor & don't let it sit & rust in your eyes salt water like I did.
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ouch gee i hope you get well soon
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Hmm lesson well learnt a... unfortunately im lazy sometimes and cop it myself as well. :crazy1:

P.S. i saw ya on the M4 a couple of weeks ago (unless it was someone elses orange XE with orange interior?? Looks SCHMICKO mate.
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I saw this documentary on either discovery or national geographic about magnets. Eye surgoens can use a special device shaped like a pen with a magnet tip on it. They some how use this to get metal shit out of peoples eyes. Looked really painful!! Let us know how they get it out....

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....Looked really painful!! Let us know how they get it out....
I bet that's just what he wanted to hear.
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It is painful they stab it fairly deep into your eye & move it around alot. It takes ages & I've had it done 4 times now & still going plus you are staring into a bright light watching it all happen
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A friend of mine did the same thing a few months ago, and he had to wear a patch over his eye for a week.

Be careful nextime matey!
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Not good to hear buddy, hope they get it out soon with no side effects.

I have had conjunctivitis a few times and that figgin hurts so I imagine this would be about 10x worse, and thats gotta farken hurt.

I know about looking at the bright light...that bit suckss arse.
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A timely warning to us all to use safe work practices in our workshops.

Hope ya get better sooon Juicy.
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ill try again... hope you get better mate.
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