Doctor Removes Tick From Kentucky Man's Eye

July 17, 2019

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After electric company employee Chris Prater left a job removing a tree from a power line, he felt something in his eye that turned out to be a tick. According to the AP, the Kentucky resident said he noticed a tiny spot in his eye, but his attempts to flush it out did not work, so he went to the doctor and got the scary diagnosis. Thankfully for Prater, an optometrist was able to remove the insect by first numbing his eye, and then extracting it with tweezers.