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Eye lashes growing towards the eyeball and rubbing the eyeball. Do I yank them?

Eye lashes growing towards the eyeball and rubbing the eyeball.  Do I yank them?

Yes: If this is a condition that happens frequently you should see an eye surgeon. There are several procedures which can be done depending on the cause of the lashes growing which can be done to permanently improve this condition. ...Read more

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If you rub your eyes, and it started hurting and the eyeballs are red where you rub the eyes layer at, will the eyes layer change appearance? Clues?

If you rub your eyes, and it started hurting and the eyeballs are red where you rub the eyes layer at, will the eyes layer change appearance? Clues?

Eye bruise?: It's actually to cause a bruise to the sclera (white part of the eyes), possibly from rubbing too hard. It's called a scleral hemorrhage and can make part of the eyeball red like blood. It's generally not dangerous, but if you have vision changes or pain or it's getting worse, you should GET IT CHECKED. Don't rub your eyes too hard. If it's a small/mild, it should heal in a week or so. ...Read more

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My eyelids are peeling. Literally up underneath the eyelid, against my eye. The part that's suppose to wipe away gunk is peeling away. Answers?

My eyelids are peeling. Literally up underneath the eyelid, against my eye. The part that's suppose to wipe away gunk is peeling away. Answers?

Eyelid peeling: This sounds unusual on the inside aspect of an eyelid. More commonly flakes are seen at the edge surrounding the origins of the eyelashes and amount to flakes accumulating in a c'mon condition called Blepharitis. Blepharitis can be treated with water to which some baby shampoo has been added for a dilute cleansing solution to help clear away the flakes. I recommend an evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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Do medicated eye drops actually absorb into the eye? I put them in&close my eye&its like the medicine run out my eye. Do the eye absorb the medicine?

Do medicated eye drops actually absorb into the eye? I put them in&close my eye&its like the medicine run out my eye. Do the eye absorb the medicine?

Applying eye drops: The proper way to instill eye drops is to wash hands ,hold bottle in dominant hand, tilt head back, pull down the lower eyelid, hold bottle over the eye without touching, squeeze bottle and close eyes. The sis sure of the eye can hold only a little amount of eye drops. The rest runs down the face. Keep eye closed for 2 to 3 minutes before putting another eye drop. Yes conjunctiva absorbs drops ...Read more

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I;ve noticed that the eyelashes on my right eye lid are not as sensitive as the lashes on my left eye lid. Should i be worried?

I;ve noticed that the eyelashes on my right eye lid are not as sensitive as the lashes on my left eye lid. Should i be worried?

Eyelash sensitivity: I'd start with a nightly warm wet compress of the lids on both sides, and maybe some gentle cleaning of the lashes with a few drops of diluted baby shampoo to see if that helps. If not, or if there is a bump or ulcer, or bleeding or lash loss that is new, you should see an ophthalmologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of an eye lash that got stuck under my eyelid right at the top of the eyeball?

How do I get rid of an eye lash that got stuck under my eyelid right at the top of the eyeball?

Eyedrops: Try flushing it out with copious application of artificial tears. If that doesn't work, a friend can help you by pushing it out with a cotton tip applicator. If this fails, see an ophthalmologist who can remove it. ...Read more

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Can be conjunctivitis make base of eyelashes (skin around eyelashes which near eyecorner) n eyecorner (in eye + skin) itch n dry eye?

Pink Eye: The symptoms of pinkeye differ based on the cause of the inflammation. Symptoms may include: redness in the white of the eye or inner eyelid, increased amount of tears, thick yellow discharge that crusts over the eyelashes, especially after sleep, green or white discharge from the eye, itchy eyes, burning eyes, blurred vision, increased sensitivity to light.The treatment for pinkeye depends on the cause. ...Read more

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My right eye: itch (eye corner and in place where eyelashes grow up), feel something in eye corner, continously eye muscle contraction, what is disease ?

My right eye: itch (eye corner and in place where eyelashes grow up), feel something in eye corner, continously eye muscle contraction, what is disease ?

Multiple causes: Itching in the corners of the eyes is often related to allergy. Itching on the edge of the eyelids where the lashes grow is often related to blepharitis. Rapid muscle contractions of the lid is called blepharospasm and can have several causes. You need to see your ophthalmologist to examine your eyes for these conditions, to determine your correct diagnoses and the best course of therapy. ...Read more

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My eyelids are single but there are double eyelid curve and lines above my eyes.when i try to widen my eyes the double eyelid eyes will appear.

My eyelids are single but there are double eyelid curve and lines above my eyes.when i try to widen my eyes the double eyelid eyes will appear.

It's fine: I am sure it is fine. Lots of changes and concerns as you go thru puberty. If it does not interfere with vision, don't worry too much. If it does, mention it to your doc next time you see him /her. Live healthy and be well! ...Read more

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Using travatan z in right eye. Eyelashes growing and getting thicker & darker. Would it be alright to treat the left eye so that the eyes match?

Not by the books but: Any patients put those drops in both eyes to balance their eyelashes. As doctors, we don't recommend using a medication in ways different than prescribed. The good news is that those drops are very 'easy' on your eyes, minimal chance of a side effect. ...Read more

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Skin at where lashes grow (close by eyecorner) n the eye corner are itch so bad, recurrent itch, tried 10 different medicines from 2ophtamologists, help?

Skin at where lashes grow (close by eyecorner) n the eye corner are itch so bad, recurrent itch, tried 10 different medicines from 2ophtamologists, help?

Blepharitis: It sounds like blepharitis, inflammation of the eyelid. Your body's natural oil builds up on the edge of your eyelid around the lashes. Normal bacteria eat the built up oil and then secrete a toxin which irritates the eyes and eyelids. Hot compresses and removal of the oil through a special cleaning technique called lid scrubs helps. Sometimes antibiotics and flax seed oil are necessary. ...Read more

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One white dot at the top of my eye lid near eye lashes and it hurts what can I do to get rid of it ?

One white dot at the top of my eye lid near eye lashes and it hurts what can I do to get rid of it
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Warm compresses: What you are describing sounds like a hard secretion stuck in the opening of a meibomian gland on the eyelid margin. A warm compress and mild pressure should be able to remove it. ...Read more

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Ive developed red spots on outer corner of my eyes from tugging on them to do my eyeliner.I no longer tug on them,what can help to remove the redness?

Ive developed red spots on outer corner of my eyes from tugging on them to do my eyeliner.I no longer tug on them,what can help to remove the redness?

Leave them alone.: Your description suggests that irritation from frequent pulling the area is the cause. If you stop touching the area, it will likely recover by itself in a week or two. But if problem persists, you should consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Why is the clear layer over my eye peeling back towards my iris?

Cornea: This is the clear window which is a dome over the front of the eye underneath of which you can see the iris which is inside. ...Read more