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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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I have a pimple in my left eye. How can I get it removed?

I have a pimple in my left eye. How can I get it removed?

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

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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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Just started wearing contact lens. How soon do I get over feeling something in my eye?

Just started wearing contact lens. How soon do I get over feeling something in my eye?

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

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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?

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?

If poked: In the eye in needs to be examined by an ophthalmologist , this doctor will tell you how to treat to make the redness diminish. ...Read more

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My daughter is 4 yrs of age & woke up this morning with pink eye, how can I get rid of it?

My daughter is 4 yrs of age & woke up this morning with pink eye, how can I get rid of it?

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

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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?

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 more

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Does anyone know about eye injuries, i got something in my eye and can't get it out with tweezers?

Does anyone know about eye injuries, i got something in my eye and can't get it out with tweezers?

See an eye doctor: You should not poke you eye with tweezers as you can scratch your cornea and that can lead to serious complications.You may have a foreign body in cornea and it needs to be removed properly so see an eye doctor or go to er. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Concretions: Are fluid filled cysts that come and go on the insides of your lids. They are almost always harmless and no treatment is needed. If you are having eye problems, make sure you see your eye doctor to determine if anything needs to be treated. ...Read more