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Doctor insights on: How To Get Something Out Of Your Eye

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How to get something out of your upper eye lid?

How to get something out of your upper eye lid?

Remove fr/ upper lid: To Remove something from upper lid, gently pull top eyelashes and eyelid & lay upper lid on top of bottom eyelashes. This should help get it out. Otherwise, you can flip the lid with a cue tip at a mirror to see if you see something. Consult with us if needed. Otherwise an eyeMD can help. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get something out of my eye?

What is the best way to get something out of my eye?

Carefully: A safe way to get something out of your eye on your own is to gently wash out the eye with sterile saline which is meant for the eye (not a nasal solution). Tilt your head so that the 'bad' eye is higher and send the saline from the outer corner of the eye toward the inner corner, nearer the nose. You may need help keeping the eyelid open. Get help soon if the irritation continues. ...Read more

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I have something in my eye. That can get out.

I have something in my eye. That can get out.

Flush the eye: with saline eye wash. If it won't come out see a doctor or urgent care center. ...Read more

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I have something in my eye how can I get it out?

I have something in my eye how can I get it out?

Depends: If it is something that flew in from air breezes or ordinary activity you can try to flush it out with lubricating eyedrops. If it flew in with force (if you were drilling or grinding for instance), you need emergency attention. You might be able to see an object stuck to your cornea in a well lighted, magnifying mirror. Any er is skilled at removal of objects stuck in the eye or see an eyedoc. ...Read more

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What can happen when you get something in your eye?

What can happen when you get something in your eye?

Scratch or infection: Most of the problem is with irritation or pain, but a foreign body in the eye can cause a scratch or an infection. ...Read more

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Feels like something is in my eye when i blink but can't get it out. What can I do?

Feels like something is in my eye when i blink but can't get it out. What can I do?

Try this: Flood your eyes with artificial tears. If the discomfort is not relieved by this, then see an ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Something flew into my eye and I can't see it nor get it out. How can I remove the object.?

Something flew into my eye and I can't see it nor get it out. How can I remove the object.?

Try water flush: Try to flush you eyes with water. If you still feel a sensation have an eye specialist take a look further. ...Read more

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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.

Maybe not used to it: If you are not used to contact lenses it might be hard to wear them at first, but it should get easier with time. Glasses are also good, but they can also take time to get used to. It is good to be able to use both. If the problems persist, see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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With the beginning of spring, my son's eyes get watery a lot. he's 11 years old. is there something over the counter that you can recommend?

With the beginning of spring, my son's eyes get watery a lot. he's 11 years old. is there something  over the counter that you can recommend?

Seasonal allergy: Yes, you can get Cetirizine (Texa). There are many other options, eye drops etc. But that would be a good starting point. ...Read more

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I get a feeling of something in eye off and on and like every other day or constant what could it be?

Depends: You could possible having something floating around the surface of your eye, but it could also be something as simple as dry eyes. An evaluation by your eye md will be able to determine the etiology. ...Read more

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Pressure on eyes and when I close my eyes, look down and open eyes I get bad double vision. Is this concerning or just something small?

Pressure on eyes and when I close my eyes, look down and open eyes I get bad double vision. Is this concerning or just something small?

See ophthalmologist: Closing your eyes breaks up the binocular vision and and may bring out a drifting of the eyes called a phoria. This would give you momentary double vision. See an ophthalmologist. Glasses or eye exercises may be needed. ...Read more

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I get a pain in my eye everytime I move it. When the pain happens a big black dot appears in my vision. What could cause something like this?

I get a pain in my eye everytime I move it. When the pain happens a big black dot appears in my vision. What could cause something like this?

Inflammaton: Read pain with eye movement can be a sign of a serious eye problem like inflammation of the optic nerve; however, a small back spot or spots are floaters and usually are not anything significant. If it is a large black spot obstruction your vision then it may be bleeding or some other inflamed problem with the retina, then i suggest you be examined by an eye md, that is an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Something got in my eye, I managed to get it out but it left a dark spot on the white part of my eye that hurts. Should I just let it heal on its own?

Something got in my eye, I managed to get it out but it left a dark spot on the white part of my eye that hurts. Should I just let it heal on its own?

Nevus: Please have an eye specialist with on health tap video or in person check you. You want to make sure it's nothing dangerous such as conjunctival melanoma or it could be benign such as a mole aka nevus. Many times it may have already been there but patients notice it because of some event such as the foreign body that got in you eye. ...Read more

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My eye has something in it , i want to get rid of it?

If blinking or: Flushing with saline eye drops does not work, you would see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Is it okay to get contacts if eyes have coning issues?

Is it okay to get contacts if eyes have coning issues?

Yes : Keratoconus rquires contact to correct the vision. The eyes may not be able to tolerate contacts however or may grow intolerant with time and other measures might be necessary. Corneal cross-linking may be beneficial in some cases. ...Read more

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There's something foreign in my eyes and I can't get it out. It's hurting like crazy! what can I do?

There's something foreign in my eyes and I can't get it out. It's hurting like crazy! what can I do?

Foreign body, cornea: Wash your eye with cold water.You may be lucky to dislodge the foreign body.If you don't get relief go to the eye doctor.Sometime, corneal ulcer will give you symptom like that.If it persists and if you do not have access to an ophthamologist, go to an emergency room for immediate attention. ...Read more

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Get object out of eye?

Get object out of eye?

Get attention: When you have a foreign body in the eye it is important to seek medical attention. Even after removal there is a risk of infection and antibiotic eye drops are usually given. ...Read more

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How to get your eyes dilated?

How to get your eyes dilated?

Proper drops: The ophthalmologist has a variety of drops that can dilate the eye, of various strengths depending upon the goal. If your eyes dilate spontaneously, you should be evaluated for the cause. ...Read more

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Can you get a cut on your eye?

Can you get a cut on your eye?

Of course: The eye is well protected and many get facial cuts without the eye being involved. But sometimes sharp things can actually impact the eye and scratch the surface, cut partially into the outer coats or in the worse case, penetrate to the interior which causes major problems. If you suspect any of these an ophthalmologist should be consulted pronto. ...Read more

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How do people get crossed eyes?

How do people get crossed eyes?

Genetic: This is usually a genetic disorder but it can be successfully treated by a pediatric/strabismus specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do u get rid of cloudy eyes?

How do u get rid of cloudy eyes?

Cloudy eyes: You need to have an eye exam by an ophthalmologist to determine what is causing your eyes to be cloudy. ...Read more

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How do I get help for my dry eyes?

Pharmacy, eyedoc: Drug stores have a whole section devoted to eye dryness and there are many options. You need possibly an ointment at bedtime, and an eye lubricant or tear replacement during the daytime. Avoid drops that say "gets the red out" as these are drying. If the vision is affected or there is pain, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Why does my eyes get tired easily?

Why does my eyes get tired easily?

Many reasons: In order to answer your question you would need to be examined. The most common cause of eye fatigue are uncorrected farsighted refractive errors, muscle imbalances and dry eye syndrome. A routine examination should be able to determine the specific cause of your eye fatigue. ...Read more

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How can you get your eyes dilated?

How can you get your eyes dilated?

See eye doc: Dilation is done to evaluate the internal structures of the eye by an eye doctor. They use eye drops to do this. The drops are not available to the public. ...Read more