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How Can I Safely Get A Tiny Hair Out Of My Contact Lens
Contact lens: are my eyes too small or do I have to get used to not blinking when I put them on? Something's not working.
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
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
Not necessarily: Thimerasol is preservative used in some contact lens solutions. It can actually cause an allergic reaction in some individuals. There are also many other effective solutions available without thimerasol. Really any commercially available solution should be effective. The best advice is proper eye and contact lens care. Clean and replace contacts as directed. ...Read more
Many places: Most eye doctors will give you a contact lens prescription to be used anywhere you would like and in fact have to do this by law in most cases. You will have to pay for the examination and measurements. It is after all a service that you would not expect to be given for free. ...Read more
Probably not these: If contact ;lenses remain uncomfortable after 5-8 days of trying, you nee to be refit with a more comfortable lens. There are certain people who cannot wear contact lenses. ...Read more
I have Lattice degeneration with small holes in it
Will wearing contact lens make it worse?
I am driving all day, will vibrations affect my condition?
Not recommended: I would not recommend this. Your eyes are so precious, why would you want to take a chance on them? Make sure you get the right kind for your eyes. Make sure there is nothing wrong with them too. Save up a little more and get them fitted the right way. Your eyes are worth it! ...Read more
Contact lenses: Can cause blurring due to a couple of possible reasons. The contact power may be incorrect, you may not be tolerating the type of lens you are using (although you would expect the other eye to bother you), or you may not be cleaning your lenses properly. If you are wearing disposable lenses, try a new one to see if this helps. Otherwise, discuss with your eye doctor. ...Read more
Needs eval: See the doctor who prescribed the lens for evaluation. It sounds like it is not fit properly. ...Read more
No. Discard it!: Not only is it defective, but also it will not perform as intended--correcting your refractive error. The biggie here is that the small tear will cause ocular surface irritation, eventually to the point when your cornea may develope an abrasion, inflammation, and likely infection or ulceration. So, discard it right away and use a new one, if you have disposable soft contact lenses, or wear glasses. ...Read more
Needs better fit: Go back to the doctor who prescribed the lenses and describe the problem. You need a better fitting lens on the right side/ ...Read more
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