Have I broken my camera?

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CameraBen New Member • Posts: 1
Have I broken my camera?

I was trying to clean a piece of dust from inside my 5D IV and may have pressed too hard with the cleaning tissue. The part I was trying to clean was above the mirror where the light passes through a filter of some sort on its way to the viewfinder. Now when I look through the finder I can see a small 'scratch' or mark. Given that it's not on the mirror or sensor it doesn't affect the actual photo, just my view through the viewfinder. I've posted a photo below.

I have three questions from this:

1. What's that part of the camera even called?! That frosted plastic thing above the mirror.

2. Have I damaged it and is it recoverable? Is this a permanent scratch or something that can be cleaned out?

3. If not can it be replaced easily?

Here's a photo of the area below with the affected area in the red circle. The camera is upside down. Any advice greatly appreciated!

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
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