Is Grammy winning singer Sheryl Crow joining the cast of the next Pirates of the Caribbean movie?
No, but she did post this Instagram image of herself sporting an eye patch.
Apparently one of her sons, Wyatt, 6, or Levi, 3 was the culprit who caused the eye injury:
So this is what happens when you play tennis with your kids …Someone had a good forehand! #mommyinjury
Hopefully she didn’t make one of them “walk the plank”…
The cornea is the eye’s outermost layer. It is the clear, dome-shaped surface that covers the front of the eye.
Corneal abrasions are the most common eye injuries and especially prevalent among people who wear contact lenses. Corneal abrasions may be caused by:
Corneal abrasions are frequently difficult to see with the naked eye, however, by putting a small amount of a dye called fluoroscein into the eye, and shining a blue light at it, corneal abrasions can be easily seen.
Symptoms of a corneal abrasion include:
Treatment for corneal injuries may involve:
Injuries that affect only the surface of the cornea normally heal very rapidly with treatment, and the eye should be back to normal within 2 days.
Sources: Medline Plus, National Eye Institute