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Can My Eyes Be Infected By My Sleeping Mask
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Greetings i want to ask if it's fine to use an eye mask that contains a blue color gel pad in my eyes when i sleep? the gel pad is slightly heavy
Yes: These are common and frequently used. As long as the pad contains eye holes so there is no pressure on the actual eye, then these can be used safely. ...Read more
How can I prevent dry eyes from incomplete closure of my ptosis when i sleep? Is it okay if i tape it or use an eye mask at night?
Depends: On how bad the problem is. You could start with using an ointment, like refresh pm or lacrilube, (artificial tears) at bedtime. If this is not sufficient, you can use a night-time soft goggle to hold the eye shut. Of course, you could see an oculoplastic surgeon and get it fixed as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can using an eye mask ("siesta mask") during sleep negatively affect circadian rhythm and/or healthy sleep?
OD dx me w/mild corneal abrasion. She had me buy OTC eye drops & nighttime eye lubricant. Can I wear a sleep mask @ night as I have trouble sleeping?
Seek Help: Fevikwik is a brand name of cyanoacrylate, the same type of adhesive we use to close surgical wounds. There's no easy answer for this. If you have superglue in your eye, you need an in-person visit with an eye doctor 5 minutes ago. Please proceed accordingly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
To some degree: Our eyelids naturally stay (mostly) closed when we are sleeping. There are those whose eyes do not stay completely closed; these individuals tend to suffer from dry eyes. Certain eye/neurological conditions can prevent the lids from closing, but in a healthy person, you cannot sleep with the eyes wide open. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers