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Doctor insights on: Cloudy Eye Lenses

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There was a stinging feeling when I put the contact lens in my eye, I removed them in about 45 min and my left eye vision got cloudy.

There was a stinging feeling when I put the contact lens in my eye, I removed them in about 45 min and my left eye vision got cloudy.

See your eye doctor: If you have eye drops (and you should if you are using contacts) then use the drops in your left eye to rinse out any mucous that may be there obstructing your vision. If your vision doesn't improve after rinsing your eye, then you should see a doctor as soon as possible to have your eye examined. ...Read more

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My eye is red and has a white cloudy spot in the iris. Contact lens out for 2 days but had to put them back in today. No pain just fuzzy spot looking?

My eye is red and has a white cloudy spot in the iris. Contact lens out for 2 days but had to put them back in today. No pain just fuzzy spot looking?

See eye doctor: If the white cloudy spot on the iris is new, you ought to consult an eye doctor immediately. It may be a sign of inflammation inside the eye and needs to be addressed without delay. If you do not have access to an eye doctor, go the emergency room of hospital near you. ...Read more

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Is it safe to wear band aid contact lens when you are sleeping? My right eye (the scratched one) has a cloudy vision, is it normal?

Is it safe to wear band aid contact lens when you are sleeping? My right eye (the scratched one) has a cloudy vision, is it normal?

Bandage contact: A bandage contact lens is used to help corneal abrasions heal and tp keep the patient more comfortable. If this has healed you no longer need the contact lens at night. Cloudy vision sometimes is caused by scarring or swelling of the. Corneal tissue, occasionally the contact lens clouds the vision. ...Read more

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What is the lens in our eyes?

What is the lens in our eyes?

Focusing: Crystalline structure sitting behind the pupil opening that bends light to focus it on the retina. It accommodates to adjust to see things near and far and works together with the cornea as the refractive power of our eye. ...Read more

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Are contact lenses bad for eyes?

Are contact lenses bad for eyes?

Depends, but mostly: On factors such as cleanliness, duration and frequency of use. Infection and allergic conjunctivitis can occur and are more likely if the lenses aren't taken care of properly or are over worn. So, they can be bad for the eyes if an infection develops. Hard contact lenses can temporarily change the shape of the cornea. Best to see a good eye specialist. ...Read more

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How does interocular lens affect eye color?

How does interocular lens affect eye color?

It doesn't: The eye color is determined by the pigmentation of the iris. The intraocular lens is placed behind the iris after removal of the cloudy lens (cataract). When you are looking at (or through) the lens, you are seeing the pupil of the eye, which appears dark. Some types of lens implants can cause some reflections or glistening appearance, but they do not change eye color. ...Read more

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Contact lenses moves in my eyes, why is this?

2 possibilities: Some movement of contact lenses is normal and desirable. Too much movement causes blurred vision and discomfort. Your eye doctor can evaluate whether the amount of movement is okay or if you need a different contact lens. ...Read more

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Contact lenses moves in my eyes, what to do?

Return to: The doctor who fit the contact lenses. A small amount of movement, typically a millimeter or less, is desirable. More movement than this will cause lens dislocation or discomfort. Generally contacts that move too much must fit with a smaller (ie. Tighter) base curve. ...Read more

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Can switching to hard lens help with dry eyes?

Can switching to hard lens help with dry eyes?

Dry Eye: It usually is not a good idea to self diagnosis. If you have dry eyes then that should be treated either with tears or punctual plugs or what your eye dr feels is best. He can measure the amount of dryness and treat accordingly. Contacts hard or soft are not really the problem and hard contacts can produce other issues. ...Read more

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Is it bad for your eyes to use contact lenses?

Is it bad for your eyes to use contact lenses?

Contact lenses: Not at all so long as you are visually comfortable and you have no problem using and caring for the lenses. ...Read more

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Are crizal lenses recommended for myopic eyes?

Are crizal lenses recommended for myopic eyes?

Maybe: Crizal is an anti-reflective and anti-scratch coating that will allow more light through your glasses and make them last longer. It is a reasonable investment. ...Read more

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Can you wear contact lens when your eyes are red?

Can you wear contact lens when your eyes are red?

Not a good idea: Redness is a sign of a problem. As a general rule, anytime your eye is red, the first that you need to do is to take the contact lens out. There is strong likelihood that the redness is due to the contacts and keeping it in will only aggravate the situation (although your eye may feel better wearing the contacts). See your eye md for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Should wearing contact lenses make your eyes dry?

Should wearing contact lenses make your eyes dry?

No: Contacts are supported on a tear film (they do not actually touch the eye) so if your tears are deficient, wearing the contacts may be uncomfortable but the contacts will not cause dryness. ...Read more

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Is it ok to swim with contact lenses in your eyes?

Is it ok to swim with contact lenses in your eyes?

Swimming with lens: Do not swim with contact lenses in your eyes. Doing so puts you at risk for infection that can be severe with resulting vision loss. For example, acanthamoeba is found even in chlorinated pools and can cause a severe keratitis (corneal infection). ...Read more

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Why do my eyes get red when I use my contact lens?

Why do my eyes get red when I use my contact lens?

Dry, allergy, tight: Contact lens make dry eye worse, allergy to solution or contact and tight contacts can make your eye red. Its best to wear for a shorter time period and use dialy contact lenses. Please make sure you have the right fit. ...Read more

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How often to give eyes a break from contact lenses?

How often to give eyes a break from contact lenses?

Not necessary: It is not necessary to give your eyes a break from contact lenses. However some people like to do this. When they do, I suggest taking a day or two off every 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if contact lenses damage your eyes?

No damage: Contact lenses, if used properly and under the care of an experienced eye doctor, will rarely cause problems that can lead to damage. Improper use can and does cause damage. ...Read more

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Can I wear colored contact lens for dark brown eyes?

Yes: Just get them dispensed by an eye doctor. Optometrist or ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Can full contacts lenses cover spots on the eyeball?

Can full contacts lenses cover spots on the eyeball?

No: Ordinary contact lenses circulate over the cornea and do not reach the eyeball. However there are optometrists who can fit you with a custom lens (specially created) that can sometimes reach a larger circumference. These are extremely expensive and a contact lens that is very big (>18mm) may be very uncomfortable and may not cover the specific area all the time as all lenses must move. ...Read more

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Will I need to get contact lenses fitted to my eyes?

Will I need to get contact lenses fitted to my eyes?

You will need: To see an eye care practitioner who fits contact lenses. Generally you will need a recent refraction (test for glasses prescription), eye health examination, measurement of your corneal curvature, a discussion of your options, and lessons on insertion, removal and care. ...Read more

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What contact lenses will not cause my eyes to be dry?

What contact lenses will not cause my eyes to be dry?

Depends on how dry: It depends on how dry your eyes are. Some people get dry eyes with any contact lenses, while some people never experience dry eyes with their lenses. There is no lens that can be guaranteed not to cause dry eyes. An ophthalmologist will check to see what type of dry eyes you have, and how dry your eyes are, and then recommend the appropriate lens for your unique situation. ...Read more

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Why do my contact lenses make my eyes feel really dry?

Why do my contact lenses make my eyes feel really dry?

Overwear: Contact lenses are medical devices. They can make the eyes dry and irritated its important to maintain your eye health by avoiding overwear. ...Read more

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What color contact lens would look good on brown eyes?

What color contact lens would look good on brown eyes?

Many: Many colored contacts are nearly invisible on brown eyes, especially dark brown eyes. You can try on different colors to judge the effect during your contact lens fitting. Take a friend with you. It's fun! ...Read more

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Please tell me, are contact lenses good for your eyes?

Contact lenses: Are a great way to correct your vision and are well tolerated most of the time. They can cause problems in some people, especially if they are sensitive to the contact lens material or if they don't take proper care of their lenses (i.e. Regular cleaning and disposal). ...Read more

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Why are my eyes dry after I take off my contact lenses?

Contacts use water: Modern soft contact lenses soak up much of the water in your tear film when they are on your eye. When you remove them, that water goes with them, leaving a smaller amount of water remaining than if no contact lenses had been there. This can be very inconvenient if you already have dry eyes, a condition more common in folks over 50. ...Read more

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How long does it take for eyes to adjust to contact lenses?

How long does it take for eyes to adjust to contact lenses?

Contact Lenses: The biggest learning curve besides contact lens comfort is learning how to care for the contact lenses. It is a big step to put something in the eye and to take it out, and requires lots of practice. It is also a big responsibility to take out the lenses and clean them each night. Each person has a different learning curve for becoming a proficient contact lens wearer. ...Read more

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Is it bad to wear colored contact lens for dark brown eyes?

No: It is not bad, but it will make the eyes look a bit muddy. ...Read more

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What to do about dry sensitive eyes and daily contact lenses?

They don't go together: People who have dry eyes or poor tear films are not good candidates for 24/7 contact lenses wear. In order for contact lenses to work properly, you need to have a good tear film, so that the contact lens will not irritate your cornea. There are contact lenses that tend to it be marketed as retaining more moisture on the eyeball. But people with dry eyes should not be sleeping with contact lens in them. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if contact lenses have any dangers on the eyes?

Overuse and abuse: Contact lenses, properly fit, can be harmless and helpful. But instructions must be followed on wear schedule, replacement schedule, and cleaning schedule. If these are violated, then the chance for infection and irritation are increased. If the eye gets red always remove the lens and also if the vision drops or the eye feels bad. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a contact lens to go around back of eyeball?

Is it possible for a contact lens to go around back of eyeball?

No: No path for displaced contact lens to get behind the eyeball, but common for it to get trapped and folded underneath the upper eyelid. An ophthalmologist can apply a mild stain drop called flourescein and easily see the cl and remove it. Often the patient thinks the lens is still in the eye when it has already fallen out. ...Read more

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How long does it take eyes to heal from contact lens irritation?

No longer than: One day. If the irritation persists beyond this, see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Does t affect my eyes if I use contact lenses that are not graded?

Does t affect my eyes if I use contact lenses that are not graded?

Yes and no: Any contact lens, especially if not fit properly, can cause serious and vision-threatening infections. However, if they have been fit properly, there is no harm in wearing contacts for cosmetic purposes. ...Read more

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What can be done for eyes that get so dry from wearing contact lenses?

Contact: Try rewetting drops w contacts on, tears when contacts out. Give eyes a break w glasses. Punctal plugs, restasis, lid hygiene can help in different scenario. Sometimes changing contact lens material can help. ...Read more

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I was wondering whether the power of our lens should b as same as our eye power?

I was wondering whether the power of our lens should b as same as our eye power?

No: Power of a lens depends on how close or how far away it is from the surface (cornea) of the eye---the larger the correction, the more this matters. ...Read more

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When I put on dream lenses, my eyes start hurting for few minutes. Is this normal?

When I put on dream lenses, my eyes start hurting for few minutes. Is this normal?

Unfortunately, yes: Dream lenses or ortho-k lenses force the cornea to mold to the shape of the lenses. In order to do so, they squeeze the cornea against the inside of the contact lens. Depending on how tight the lens fits or how much squeezing is required, they can be uncomfortable. The benefits of ortho-k only last as long as you wear the contacts, and there are risks associated with long-term use. ...Read more

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After removing my contact lenses, I fell my eyes dry, any solution please. Thanks?

Artificial tears: There are drops for this, namely optive that I like and use. Also there are contact lenses specifically for eye that get dry, ie acuvue oasys or air optics. The contact lens solution is also important, do not use generic brands, they just do not work as well as mane brands. ...Read more