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how can i safely get a tiny hair out of my contact lens

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Rinse: Remove you lens and carefully rinse it with rewetting solution or sterile saline. Gently rub if necessary.
Dr. Beth Friedland
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Flush the eye: If you are wearing the cl you may be able to flush the hair out with saline eye wash. If you can remove the cl and clean it, that is usually more eff ... Read More

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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
62 years experience Ophthalmology
AO sept: It probably has irritated your cornea.Since symptoms are persistent you should see an ophthalmologist for further diagnosis and proper treatment.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
URI: There aren't very many germs that dogs can transmit to humans. So, from that standpoint, it is unlikely.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Probably unrelated: Depending on what state you live in, you symptoms may be due Covid-19. Covid-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html Please contact ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Maybe not used to it: If you are not used to contact lenses it might be hard to wear them at first, but it should get easier with time. Glasses are also good, but they can ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Patel
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Go see your doctor.: Cecille, retained contact lens pieces can damage your eyes. You should schedule an appointment immediately with your current eye care provider.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
Practice: Use a mirror and practice. You could always go back to glasses or consider refractive surgery like lasik.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Placing Contact lens: The problem would be getting the contact lenses on the eye. It can be a challenge with narrow eyes or small eye lids. The smaller the contact lens may ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Try this:: Most lenses when missing are stuck in the upper, outer quadrant which is the recess with the most space. A very effective thing to try is to hold the ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes but why: A contact lens with no prescription is called plano which means zero correction. Many colored contact lenses are in this prescription. There is no r ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Gupta
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Not necessarily: Thimerasol is preservative used in some contact lens solutions. It can actually cause an allergic reaction in some individuals. There are also many ... Read More

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