A member asked:

I believe i got an eye infection through make -up (false eyelashes) i've had a very red, scratchy, irritated and blurry vision in one eye for two days. i've traveling abroad and still traveling for another day before i can see a dr. what should i do?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Although you could get an infection from shared cosmetics,lashes, I doubt this has happened. Your tissue likely had an allergic response to the material used to attach the lashes.A simple eye wash and or artificial tears can help you in the near term and avoid using the lashes. If allergic,it will improve slowly,if infected this should help until you are seen.

Answered Sep 30, 2015



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