Originally Posted by keep it simple
Just back from the eye hospital after taking a hardwood splinter at full tilt. Having your eyelids peeled back & eye compressed to remove said offending item really sucks. Now very sore - generally pissed off, & feels like my eye is bathed in grit :( Lack of sleep tonight is anticipated.
Did they at least put novocaine drops in your eye? The drops suck, as a numb eye feels about 100 times too big, but it does kill pain.