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What should you do if you get an eye lash in your eye and you can't get it out?

What should you do if you get an eye lash in your eye and you can't get it out?

Irrigation : First your eye will water and you can try to blink it out. Usually most foreign bodies will work themselves out this way. Then try using artificial tears or an eye wash to flush or irrigate it out. Finally go see your eye doctor as it may have become stuck on the cornea or under the upper lid. Do not rub the eyes. ...Read more

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Is there an easy way to remove a foreign body (eye lash) from my eye?

Is there an easy way to remove a foreign body (eye lash) from my eye?

Flush with water: Although flushing with water may dislodge a foreign body such as an eyelash, if it does not release it, you may need to have it removed by a doctor. Do not attempt using anything to remove it - you risk injury and infection by doing so. ...Read more

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The back of my socket is hurting, I feel like theres an eye lash behind my eye but I don't think there is anything there?

Need more details: Many things can cause discomfort feeling like it is coming behind the socket. You need exam with more complete history. Some possible causes; dry eyes, trichiasis (in-turned eyelash), recurrent corneal erosion, tumor behind eye, thyroid eye disease, orbital inflammatory psue-dotumor, uveitis. You need exam! ...Read more

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How do I get an eye lash out of my eye if it's not wanting to come out?

How do I get an eye lash out of my eye if it's not wanting to come out?

Irrigation : First your eye will water and you can try to blink it out. Usually most foreign bodies will work themselves out this way. Then try using artificial tears or an eye wash to flush or irrigate it out. Finally go see your eye doctor as it may have become stuck on the cornea or under the upper lid. Do not rub the eyes. ...Read more

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Why does it feel like an eye lash is in my eye when I don't have one in my eye?

Why does it feel like an eye lash is in my eye when I don't have one in my eye?

Dry eye: Your description sounds like dry eye. Initial treatment is frequent artificial tears during the day, ountment at night, warm compresses a few times a day, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, you should see an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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