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What Happens If I Use A Ripped Contact Lens
Abrasion: You actually cannot 'grab' your cornea as it is too stable for a proper grip. Your finger pad could scrape across the surface and cause an abrasion if you are too sudden in your movements but the cornea is very sensitive and few do this even with clumsy lens manipulation. The usual problem is failure to grasp the lens and having to repeat the maneuver to remove the lens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Slight discomfort: The makers of these solutions are well aware that this is a common event and so these solutions are made to not cause harm in this event. You can eliminate the stinging with ordinary lubricating eyedrops but the cleaner will simply be uncomfortable for a little while but not cause any meaningful harm. ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm using eye glass from two year. but now I want to try eye contact lens.but I don't know is contact lens is good?
I have a stye which has burst and is fading away. Can I wear the monthly contact lenses I wore before the stye? What will happen if I do?
No problem: The stye, on the lid, is well isolated from the surface of the eye unless actively discharging pus. Yours is fading away and that indicates your body and immune system has got the upper hand. You can wear your contact lenses as long as the eye itself is not getting red or painful. ...Read more
Could you tell me what happens if i forget to put solution on my contact lenses's box with them inside?
Soft lenses?: If you forgot to soak soft lenses in solution they will shrivel up and die-- they get very dehydrated very quickly. If they are rigid lenses, it will be fine. ...Read more
If I stepped in my contact lenses , can I still wear it after cleaning it with the contact lenses solution?
Safety: I doubt that it is advisable. Get another pair and toss the ones you stepped on. ...Read more
Do I have to throw out my contacts if a small stye pops while wearing them? Will it re-infect my eye, even after storing the contact in solution?
Could you tell me what happens if my color contact lenses are used more than the "using cycle period"?
What can I do if my prescription is +5.50 for contact lenses, would it be the same if i got -5.50?
No: They would be off by 11 diopters - that is way off. Wearing no contacts would be better. ...Read more
No problem: You probably wonder if such lenses will alter your color vision. The pigments in colored lenses are of very low density and will not alter color perception. The lenses otherwise are fit, and wear just like any other lenses and the risks are the same. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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