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Is It Okay That My Contact Lens Is Larger Than My Than Cornea
Yes, for soft lenses: Soft contact lenses are can be 1mm to 2mm wider then one's cornea. Gas permeable hard lenses are smaller. The eye doctor can fit one's lenses properly because he can see how the lenses sit on the cornea, and he sees how much the lenses move when the eyes move and when the patient blinks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Large pupils: If someone has very large pupils, they may have symptoms from wearing contact lenses, but mostly at night when the pupil dilation is maximal. Soft contact lenses have very large optical zones, so it is hard to imagine that this would actually prevent you from being able to wear them. Rigid lenses, like gas permeable lenses, are much smaller can more problematic with large pupils. ...Read more
Does wearing contact lens help in aiding "one big one small eyes"? Because my left eye is slightly smaller than my right eye?
Is it safe to wear band aid contact lens when you are sleeping? My right eye (the scratched one) has a cloudy vision, is it normal?
Bandage contact: A bandage contact lens is used to help corneal abrasions heal and tp keep the patient more comfortable. If this has healed you no longer need the contact lens at night. Cloudy vision sometimes is caused by scarring or swelling of the. Corneal tissue, occasionally the contact lens clouds the vision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
One of my pairs of eyeglasses frames got bent b/c somebody sat on them. Now the right lens is closer to the eye than it should be. Is this harmful?
One my nostril blows slightly less air than the other is it something dangerous or is it normal because never noticed it before?
Nasal airflow : If you have a new change in nasal airflow that was not there before, and you aren't sick or recently injured in the nose, you may want to see an ENT to check your nose. The normal nasal cycle alternates blood flow from left to right over a 90 min cycle. This frequently causes intermittent, alternating congestion most noticeable when you have a cold or if you have nasal swelling. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: As long as you can palpate it, there should be no problem removing it when it is time and it is still effective. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Is this ptosis if one eye is a tiny bit lower than the other? Its much puffier and heavy eyelids than the other one. Natural treatment? Why heavier?
Blepharoptosis: Without pictures it is difficult to answer but what you are describing could be dermatochalasis or blepharochalasis with ptosis. Please see a board certified plastic surgeon for confirmation of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
See eye doctor: It may be that one upper lid is lower than the other and the eye appears a different size when in reality they are the same size. This can be a neurological issue and requires you to see an eye doctor. Also, one can can be pushed more forward due to thyroid disorder. Need to see eye doctor. ...Read more
My contact lens diameter is 14.5. Does it matter if i buy new contact lenses with a diameter of 14 if everything is the same (power, bc, etc)?
Probably not: It should not make a big difference but the diameter of a lens can change the fit. In general, you should stick to the lenses prescribed by your eye doctor. If you want to change lenses for whatever reason, it is best to see your doctor and get a new prescription to make sure that it is safe for you. ...Read more
Maybe: Facial asymmetry which can give the appearace you describe is common. If this is new, then please see an ophthalmologist to have this evaluated. ...Read more
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