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How to remove a floater from eye?

How to remove a floater from eye?

Floaters: Most common it is recommended to have an immediate exam when they first occur to rule out retinal detachment. If there is only floater, then wait a year and if they are still symptomatic then consider a vitrectomy to remove the vitreous and floaters. There is not much information and acceptance on using a yag laser to treat them, do internet search if you want more on yag. I do not recommend ya. ...Read more

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How to remove an eye sty?

How to remove an eye sty?

One way: Microwave a clean potato with the skin on for four minutes. Wet a wash cloth or small towel with warm or hot water. Squeeze out the excess water and wrap it around the potato. Apply this to the eye lid until it cools down (about 15minutes).This can be repeated intermittently. ...Read more

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Can you remove a scar from your eye?

Can you remove a scar from your eye?

Maybe: If the scar is on the retina - generally not possible unless it is superficial scar tissue lying on the retina. Superficial scars of the cornea can sometime be treated with lasers (prk). ...Read more

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How bad can an eyelash scratch your eye?

How bad can an eyelash scratch your eye?

Superficial: Ordinary eyelashes point outwards away from the eye. Sometimes an aberrant lash will grow towards the eye and this also is a common even from chemical or mechanical trauma causing backward growth. This creates a superficial, but uncomfortable partial abrasion of the cornea. It does not get deep enough to threaten the vision. Lid surgery can eliminate this. ...Read more

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How do you get an eyelash out from under the top eyelid?

Q-tip: I usually wet a Q-tip and use it to snag the lash. It can be a 2 person chore, If you press down on the upper lid while pulling outward, it flips down the fleshy under lid. The q-tip can be touched to the lash and drawn away, the lash coming out with the q-tip. ...Read more

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Is there an easy way to remove a foreign body (eye lash) from my eye?

Is there an easy way to remove a foreign body (eye lash) from my eye?

Flush with water: Although flushing with water may dislodge a foreign body such as an eyelash, if it does not release it, you may need to have it removed by a doctor. Do not attempt using anything to remove it - you risk injury and infection by doing so. ...Read more

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Is there surgery to remove a pterygium from your eye?

Of Course: Surgical removal is the only way to permanently treat pterygium. Drops or gel are used to numb the eye, allowing for painless removal of your pterygium. A piece of surface eye tissue called a “graft” is then placed to prevent re-growth of the pterygium. ...Read more

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Will you be left with saggy skin after an operation to remove a chalazion from the eye?

Will you be left with saggy skin after an operation to remove a chalazion from the eye?

No: The space is usually so small that no permanent change in appearance will occur. ...Read more

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What can be done to remove an ingrown eye lash?

What can be done to remove an ingrown eye lash?

Eyelash: This is best removed by an eye md. Usually the lash is small and requires micro forceps to grasp and remove. If it is ingrown, it may need a slight incision of the skin. ...Read more

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Please answer! what eye doctor can remove a freckle from the eye?

Please answer! what eye doctor can remove a freckle from the eye?

Probably not: It's not commonly done, with rare exceptions. Any ophthalmologist can do it but most would be reluctant to given the invasiveness of the procedure compared to the relative harmlessness of the condition. ...Read more

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What is a safe way to get an eyelash out of your eye?

What is a safe way to get an eyelash out of your eye?

Saline: If a lash appears to be annoying your eye, something rather rare, then you can flush it out with saline wash or have someone dip it out with a cotton tip applicator. The best solution is to ignore it and it will be taken care of by the normal renewal cycle of the eye. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what's the best way to clean your eye lids from blocked oil gland from pas?

Could you tell me what's the best way to clean your eye lids from blocked oil gland from pas?

Blepharitis: You can use hot compresses with a hot wash cloth to soften the oil, then scrub with dilute baby shampoo or with commercially available scrubs such as ocusoft lid scrub pads. Also taking omega3 fatty acids orally can help normalize the meinian gland secretions. ...Read more

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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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How to get rid of a bump on your eye lid from allergies?

How to get rid of a bump on your eye lid from allergies?

A few possibilities: This could be due to allergies, dry eyes, or eye infections. The treatments are very different. For allergies, zaditor (ketotifen) is a good otc eye medicine. For dry eyes, lubricating tears are necessary. For infection, usually of the eyelids, start with eyelid warm compress and diluted baby shampoo scrubs. You should have a baseline exam with your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Will a blepharoplasty remove any eyelashes? Is it possible for a blepharoplasty to accidentally remove the lash line? .

Will a blepharoplasty remove any eyelashes? Is it possible for a blepharoplasty to accidentally remove the lash line?

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Possible, not likely: While it is possible, this is not likely. Accidents do rarely occur, but it is very unusual that it would result in complete loss of the lash line ...Read more

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Can you tell me about eye surgery to remove a pinguecula?

Can you tell me about eye surgery to remove a pinguecula?

Pinguecula surgery: Pinguecula is a very common, abnormal growth of clear covering (conjunctiva) of eye's white part (sclera); not on cornea (window of the eye) which is a pterygium. Surgery usually takes 15-30min: a conjunctival autograft & sometime amniotic membrane is used to prevent recurrence. Pain is minimal for 3-5d depening on extent. Complications very rare: more info: eyedoc2020@blogspot.com ...Read more

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What is the best way to remove a contact lens that u lost in your eye?

What is the best way to remove a contact lens that u lost in your eye?

Patience: The most common thing is for the lens to fold over itself, and get stuck in the upper, outer recess. Try with your thumb to lift up the outer upper lid while you look down and in - and hold this for 15 seconds. If you have tried hard in general to remove it, and fail, it might be already out and your feeling of the lens is due to eye irritation. Have a friend look in strong light at that point. ...Read more

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What is the safest way to get an eyelash out of a child's eye?

Wipe it out: Wait until the lash attaches itself to the lower inner lid and wipe it out with some toilet paper you have twirled up into a needle like shape. Have the child look up and pull down on the lower lid. If the lash is not there, try again in a few minutes. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get an eyelash out that is under the eyelid and rubbing against the eyeball?

What's the best way to get an eyelash out that is under the eyelid and rubbing against the eyeball?

Eyedrops: If indeed it is an eyelash (most sensations of foreign object in the eye are from other items or conditions) then it can be flushed out with copious eyedrops and sometimes will stick to a cotton tip applicator applied to the undersurface of the lid. If these do not work, see your ophthalmologist for evaluation as it may be another problem. ...Read more

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How can I remove a fallen eye lash that is stuck to the side of my eye?

How can I remove a fallen eye lash that is stuck to the side of my eye?

Lash removal: Most loose lashes can be removed by frequent artificial tears and blinking. If the lash is on the lid margin, it can be removed gently with a q-tip. If it can not be removed, go see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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