Top 20 Doctor insights on: Contact lens nausea

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I am new to contact lenses. Been having slight nausea, normal?

I am new to contact lenses. Been having slight nausea, normal?

No: Nausea is not an expected side-effect from contact lens wear. Stop wearing them and see if the nausea stops. If so, then contact your eye doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Contact Lens Use (Definition)

A contact lens is a thin plastic or glass lens that is fitted over the colored part of the eye. It may be used for corrective, cosmetic, or therapeutic purposes. ...Read more


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How to clean my contact lens?

How to clean my contact lens?

Easy: Place the contact in the palm of your hand. Cover it with contact lens solution. Rub with your finger for 15 seconds. Flip it over and repeat. Place it in your contact lens case with new solution. ...Read more

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How effective are this contact lens?

How effective are this contact lens?

For what?: Contact lenses are often used to help people see better. They are also used as a bandage over the eye to promote comfort and healing. They usually work well in both instances. To give you more information, we would need to know more details. ...Read more

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Why do my contact lens keep ripping?

Why do my contact lens keep ripping?

Contact lenses: There are several possible reasons why your contacts often tear. The first may be how you're handling them when you remove them. Also, if your eyes tend to be dry, it may help to instill a rewetting drop in your eyes before removing the lenses. In addition, there are certain brands of contacts which tend to tear more easily. Try a different brand of lenses. Talk to your eye doctor about this. ...Read more

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Are contact lens better than spects?

Sometimes: Spectacles can usually provide very precise improvement of vision. But some circumstances will improve better with contacts. These include the condition keratoconus, and also diseases of the corneal surface as well as very high degrees of refractive power needs. Contacts of course have their convenience and cosmetic effects although glasses in the right hands can be a fashion statement. ...Read more

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What happens if I use a ripped contact lens?

You risk infection: Torn contacts have sharp edges that can scratch the eye. This can in turn allow bacteria from the contact or eye surface to get under the skin and cause a serious eye infection. Do not use a torn contact lens! ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages of putting on contact lens?

Corneal ulcer: Contact lenses are foreign bodies in your eyes and therefore can lead to a whole series of problems starting with mild problems such as irritation or worsening of allergies. A corneal ulcer is an infection of the cornea and can lead to blindness. About 1 in 40, 000 people who wear contacts will become blind from the contacts. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the problems that arise from wearing contact lens?

I was wondering what are the problems that arise from wearing contact lens?

Very few: When used correctly, contact lenses are a great way to correct your vision, with little risk of a problem. When not used correctly, they can lead to infection or inflammation. Your eye doctor will supervise your use of contact lenses. Follow his/her directions closely and you will do well with them. ...Read more

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Wearing a 14.6 dia contact lens instead of a 14.5 is there going to be any difference?

Contact lens: There should not be much of a difference between 14.6 and 14.5. However, if the fit is not as comfortable, please go see your optometrist or ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Trouble inserting my contact lens, need some pointers?

Trouble inserting my contact lens, need some pointers?

Call your fitter: Most practices that fit contact lenses can provide lessons to improve your technique. This is an issue that needs direct observation, and thus the internet does not work well in addressing it. ...Read more

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Best contact lens for small eyelids?

Placing Contact lens: The problem would be getting the contact lenses on the eye. It can be a challenge with narrow eyes or small eye lids. The smaller the contact lens may make this easier. Soft contacts all have a big diameter, rigid gas perm contacts are smaller and may be easier to put in. Check with the doctor that prescribes contacts for you. ...Read more

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Any site on how to insert contact lens?

Here ya go: Http://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=7gsltorsfcu.

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How can I get rid of stuck contact lens?

Try this:: Most lenses when missing are stuck in the upper, outer quadrant which is the recess with the most space. A very effective thing to try is to hold the upper lid with your thumb up and out while you look hard down and in. Hold this for 10-15 seconds and almost always the lens will slide down to the eye center where it can be retrieved. ...Read more

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What is better contact lens or spectacles?

What is better contact lens or spectacles?

Both: Both spectacles and contact lenses are excellent solutions to correct vision. Current soft contact technology allows for a high degree comfort and excellent visual acuities. Naturally, there is more care required for wearing and taking care of contacts. Spectacles are still the standard solution for correcting vision. The latter is safer and also allows for numerous designer frames/lenses. ...Read more

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Is it safe to wear contact lens to the beach?

Contacts at beach: Yes. Be careful not to get sand in your eyes or they will hurt a lot! ...Read more

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What's my prescription for contact lens power?

The convention: Is that the top line is for the right eye and the second line is for the left eye. ...Read more

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Is wearing contact lens better or spectacles?

Personal choice: There are a few refractive needs that contact lenses will correct better such as high myopia and keratoconus. But for most, the visual needs can be met with either device. So it is a personal choice about convenience and cosmetics for most. ...Read more

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How to insert contact lens if it doesn't grip?

They may be backward: The most common reason for my contacts not to stick to my eyes are dry eyes or if my contacts are inside out. Turn them around if that is the case and apply a drop of saline solution to them. They should stick no problem. ...Read more

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Why might my contact lens cause double vision?

Why might my contact lens cause double vision?

Double vision.: The question to be addressed is, is this a new condition that has occurred with wearing of the contacts and do you also have it when you wear your glasses. The answer to these two questions is important for a proper explanation and assessment. I would suggest seeing an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Noga
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