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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine you and run some tests to see what's going on. ...Read more
Hot compresses: This may be a clogged meibomian gland, an oil producing part of the lid. Since this is an oil gland , hot compresses will help make the oil less thick and then drain. Get a moist washcloth heat it in the microwave until hot, place on over eye for 10 minutes. Repeat 3-4 times a day. If no improvement ina month or if getting bigger see a doctor. ...Read more
My daughter eye is red on 1 side i think she was poked in the eye....How can I get the redness to go away?
Depends on what the : Pink eye really just means a red eye. It can be caused by allergies, viruses and bacterial. If both eyes are red then allergies are the more likely. If there is a lot of discharge and it looks fairly goopy (muco-purulent), you may want to call you doctor. Sometimes they will call out a medication. Other times, based on symptoms, they will like to see you. ...Read more
Treating right eye for glaucoma w/travatan & now have long eyelashes in that eye but not the left eye. How can I get the lashes to match?
Side effect: You are using a prostaglandin inhibitor eyedrop to lower the pressure in your eye. Lash growth is a well known side effect and in fact has been repackaged as a cosmetic lash lengthener termed 'latisse" for this effect. Talk with you ophthalmologist and he can give you ways to deal with this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: If you have dry eyes or if it doesn't fit, never. If you are able to wear contact lenses with adequate tears and assuming its soft contact lenses that fit well, it should feel comfortable at least in 15 min, at most 30 min. If its not comfortable beyond that, i'd get it checked again. ...Read more
Does anyone know about eye injuries, i got something in my eye and can't get it out with tweezers?
What are these tiny white bumps i get under my eyelids, they look like water bumps sometimes it feels as if I have something in my eye. What are they?
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