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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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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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