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Is there a reason it feels like there is sand in my eye when i put my contacts in?

Is there a reason it feels like there is sand in my eye when i put my contacts in?

Many causes: Many things can cause a sandy feeling with contact lenses. The lenses may be old and needing replacement, you may be intolerant of the solution being used, the eyes may be dry or have an early infection. There may be an overwear syndrome where the lenses were worn for too long and the cornea has become irritated. It is usually better to not wear lenses if the eye is irritated and look for a cause. ...Read more

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My eyes feels like there is sand inside, what could be the problem?

My eyes feels like there is sand inside, what could be the problem?

Dry eyes: Most common cause of sandy foreign body sensation is dry eyes. The "wetting tear" production (not the crying tears) decrease in women after age 35-40 and in men after age 50-55 and these symptoms can occur. There are other causes too. You must see an eye md. ...Read more

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My eye just started bleeding for about 5 minutes then a film came off of it. Now feels like there is sand in it ?

My eye just started bleeding for about 5 minutes then a film came off of it.  Now feels like there is sand in it ?

See eye MD: Bleeding from your eye is not normal, nor is the film peeling off. See your eye MD right away. You may try artificial tears to soothe that sandy feeling until you get to the eye doctor for a proper diagnosis in person. ...Read more

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What causes eyes to feel like they have sand?

What causes eyes to feel like they have sand?

Many causes: There are many potential causes for a sandy feeling in the eyes. A common one is dry eye syndrome. Try some artificial tears (over the counter at the drug store). If this doesn't work, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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He is like sand in the eyes?

He is like sand in the eyes?

Unclear question: If it feels like you have sand in your eyes, it may be due to dry eyes, inflammation, allergy or having foreign bodies in the eye. It would be prudent to consult your doctor for an in-person evaluation. ...Read more

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I feel sand like feeling on one eye when i removed the contact?

I feel sand like feeling on one eye when i removed the contact?

Inflammation: That can be from any type of inflammation of the conjunctiva (lining) of the eye. A small particle may be in the eye or the contact, an infection may be starting, allergens may be causing reaction. I would remove the contact, flush the eye with saline and see how it goes over the next 24 hours. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the eyes to feel like sand while spending time on computer?

Is it normal for the eyes to feel like sand while spending time on computer?

No: Foreign body sensation (FBS) or sand feeling are usually signs of dry eyes. You must check your eyes for dry eyes, blepharitis and some other causes of fbs. ...Read more

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Puffy eyes when i get up feel like I have sand no garbage coming out of eyes what can. It be?

Puffy eyes when i get up feel like I have sand no garbage coming out of eyes what can. It be?

Allergies or Dry Eye: You probably have either dry eyes, ocular allergies, or both. I would suggest that you see an eye doctor. After an exam your doctor my suggest artificial tears, allergy drops or possibly a combination of the two. ...Read more

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