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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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I put in my contact lens just now and i can't find it in my eyes. Should i keep blinking to see if it comes out?

I put in my contact lens just now and i can't find it in my eyes. Should i keep blinking to see if it comes out?

Probably is out: Usually when a person cannot find a lens in their eye it already fell out. The lens cannot go behind your eye, though sometimes a piece of a torn lens could be trapped behind the eyelid. A soft contact lens is too large to usually stay on the eye surface and not be on the cornea. So, you could look around to see if you can find it. If the vision is blurred, there is probably no lens there. ...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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I am using contact lenses. Sometimes my eyes goes dried that i couldn't saw anything after that. Suggest me what to do?

I am using contact lenses. Sometimes my eyes goes dried that i couldn't saw anything after that. Suggest me what to do?

Re-wetting drops: You need to purchase re-wetting drops made specifically for contact lenses, and use them several times a day. Sometimes you may require changing to a different lens material that is better for dry eyes. Dry eyes and contact lens wear can cause serious problems such as corneal infections. Make sure you don't wear your lenses if they cause pain. And see an ophthalmologist if any pain persists. ...Read more

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I tried using 2 month contact lenses, but my eyes just won't tolerate it. I'm now using daily contact lenses. Is there something wrong with my eyes?

I tried using 2 month contact lenses, but my eyes just won't tolerate it. I'm now using daily contact lenses. Is there something wrong with my eyes?

Possibly dry eyes: Some contact lenses are not as comfortable as others. On the other hand, some people cannot tolerate contact lenses on their eyes for prolonged periods of time. Your eyes may be more sensitive to contacts, or have a tendancy to dry eyes. Daily contacts may be more comfortable for you to wear in this case, and using an artificial tear may help as well. ...Read more

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What can I do when i can't remove my contact lenses , i mean when i feel they're stuck to my eyes ; and my eyes become irritated because of trying ?

Lubrication: Try hydrating the contact lenses with re-wetting drops before attempting to remove them. If this is an ongoing problem, you probably need to be refit in a different contact lens material that is better for dry eyes. A poor contact lens fit puts you at risk for a corneal infection. ...Read more

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My eyes are rejecting soft lenses!? What can I do?

My eyes are rejecting soft lenses!? What can I do?

Try--: Make sure you have been evaluated for dry eye. If the ocular surface is not moist enough it will never accept a contact lens. Make sure the lenses are fit correctly. If you are having a problem with one provider, see another. Almost everyone can be fit successfully. Gas permeable contacts are a last resort as is Lasik. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my eyes are rejecting soft lenses!?

What do you suggest if my eyes are rejecting soft lenses!?

See Eye MD: I am uncertain what you mean by "rejecting" soft lenses. Regardless, your contact lens issues should be solvable by your eye doctor. Give him/her a call. ...Read more

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Are contact lens good for your eyes?

Yes and no: Contact lenses certainly help you see better without having to wear glasses. But you must take care to clean your lenses regularly. And remember, the eye was not meant to have anything touching it. Over time, your eyes may become dry, irritated and develop allergies to the contacts. There is also a risk for severe eye infection if proper hygiene is not practiced. ...Read more

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Are circle lenses huge risks to your eyes?

Are circle lenses huge risks to your eyes?

Please clarify: I'd be happy to address your question if you clarify what you mean" circular lenses". Thank you. ...Read more