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how to get something out of your eye

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Remove fr/ upper lid: To Remove something from upper lid, gently pull top eyelashes and eyelid & lay upper lid on top of bottom eyelashes. This should help get it out. ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Carefully: A safe way to get something out of your eye on your own is to gently wash out the eye with sterile saline which is meant for the eye (not a nasal solu ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
C ur doctor: don't try on your own
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Foreign Body in Eye?: If you have something in your eye, then I recommend you try flushing your eye with lots of flowing clean water. You don't say what you mean exactly. ... Read More
Dr. Donald Collins
41 years experience Family Medicine
Try: Pulling the upper lid over the lower, then blinking several times. Sometimes if it's an eyelash, that will get it out. If you can't get whatever it ... Read More
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Flush the eye: with saline eye wash. If it won't come out see a doctor or urgent care center.
A 66-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: If it is something that flew in from air breezes or ordinary activity you can try to flush it out with lubricating eyedrops. If it flew in with force ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Scratch or infection: Most of the problem is with irritation or pain, but a foreign body in the eye can cause a scratch or an infection.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Try this: Flood your eyes with artificial tears. If the discomfort is not relieved by this, then see an ophthalmologist for evaluation.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
53 years experience Ophthalmology
See an Eye MD: You should see an eye md as soon as you can.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Eye symptoms: There are conditions where there is nothing in the eye but you can have odd sensations. Please see an eye doctor ASAP. Peace and good health.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 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 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Eyes: Headaches are probably due to migraine

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