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Is it possible for a contact lens to go around back of eyeball?

Is it possible for a contact lens to go around back of eyeball?

No: No path for displaced contact lens to get behind the eyeball, but common for it to get trapped and folded underneath the upper eyelid. An ophthalmologist can apply a mild stain drop called flourescein and easily see the cl and remove it. Often the patient thinks the lens is still in the eye when it has already fallen out. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Contact Lens Use (Definition)

A contact lens is a thin plastic or glass lens that is fitted over the colored part of the eye. It may be used for corrective, cosmetic, or therapeutic purposes. ...Read more


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Is it safe if a contact rolls to the back of your eye?

Is it safe if a contact rolls to the back of your eye?

Contact lenses: A contact lens that rolls underneath your eyelid can only go back so far because of how the conjunctiva covers the surface of the eye. I definitely agree that you need to try to get that out as quickly as possible to help reduce the swelling and prevent infection. If you can't get it out yourself, go see your eye physician. ...Read more

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Is it possible to go blind from getting poked in the eye?

Is it possible to go blind from getting poked in the eye?

It depends.: If you got punched or poked with a sharp object yes, the damage can be severe enough for significant vision loss so be careful! ...Read more

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Is it possible for one to get eye floaters from pain?

Is it possible for one to get eye floaters from pain?

1/: No. Floaters do not cause pain.. However, you should see your ophthalmologist for this, as it is a signal that you may have a tear in your retinal, which may require treatment with a laser. ...Read more

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Is it possible that stabbing yourself in the eye with your mascara wand cause your eye to be red the next day?

Is it possible that stabbing yourself in the eye with your mascara wand cause your eye to be red the next day?

Definitely: Usually this will produce a thermal burn. If uncomfortable for more than 48 hours please see an eye care profesional. ...Read more

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A bug hit me in the eye and I did not see it come out. Is it possible for a bug to go behind the eye ball?

A bug hit me in the eye and I did not see it come out. Is it possible for a bug to go behind the eye ball?

No: A bug or other foreign body can get trapped under the lid but it cannot get behind the eye. It usually is quite painful when this occurs. An ophthalmologist can examine your eye to see if there is a bug trapped. ...Read more

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Is it ok to wear contact lenses if there is a scar in your eyes?

Is it ok to wear contact lenses if there is a scar in your eyes?

OK: It is acceptable to wear contact lenses if you have a scar in you eye. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be near sighted in one eye only?

Is it possible to be near sighted in one eye only?

Yes.: It is possible for one eye to be 20/20, and the other to be nearsighted or farsighted. While the 20/20 eye is probably doing just great for the person's sight, corrective lens for the other is still needed. ...Read more

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Would I have ongoing symptoms if sand that got in my eyes scratched the surface of the eyes? Or the only way to tell is to get an eye exam?

Would I have ongoing symptoms if sand that got in my eyes scratched the surface of the eyes?  Or the only way to tell is to get an eye exam?

It's possible : Sand has a lot of ground up minerals & rock, and who knows what else. If you get sand in your eyes, it's possible that some of the particles are sharp enough to scratch or even imbed the surface of the cornea or conjunctiva and result in a persistent foreign body sensation. If by chance the sand has iron in it, a significant inflammatory reaction may result. So, an exam is important to elucidate. ...Read more

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A piece of my contact lens is stuck behind my eye..What do you suggest to get it out?

A piece of my contact lens is stuck behind my eye..What do you suggest to get it out?

Go see your doctor.: Cecille, retained contact lens pieces can damage your eyes. You should schedule an appointment immediately with your current eye care provider. ...Read more

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After a bad cataract surgery and loss of iris could a lens still be put in the eye to see?

After a bad cataract surgery and loss of iris could a lens still be put in the eye to see?

Complicated CS: iris: Complications can occur during cataract surgery, though not common. If the iris (part or all) is lost during the procedure, an artificial iris (a segment or full) can be placed at that time or at another time with an intraocular lens. More information at :http://eyedoc2020.blogspot.com ...Read more

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Following a bad cataract surgery and loss of iris, can a lens still be put in the eye to see, what to do?

Following a bad cataract surgery and loss of iris, can a lens still be put in the eye to see, what to do?

Post Cataract Surg: Yes, an intraocular lens (IOL) can still be placed into the eye even with an extensive loss of iris. Innovative artificial iris implants are also available to avoid post operative glare that can occur after iris loss after cataract surgery. More info at: eyedoc2020.blogspot.com ...Read more

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Is it normal to have irritated eyes the first time you put in contact lenses?

Is it normal to have irritated eyes the first time you put in contact lenses?

It happens: Irritation is not "normal", but can result from the eye being unused to having a foreign body (the contact lens) in it! dry eye can make irritation more likely as can overwear during the initial period of use. Redness is a "red flag"! don't continue to wear the lenses without first checking with your eye are provider! ...Read more

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Is it possible the bruising from a black eye will never go away?

Is it possible the bruising from a black eye will never go away?

Very Unlikely: Like any bruising, the discoloration goes away when the blood reabsorbs, although the time it takes to do so, may vary depending on how much blood is present. ...Read more

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Periodically my right eye is blurry even with contacts. I can't see close or far away? Possible suggestion on how to resolve this or what the cause is

Periodically my right eye is blurry even with contacts. I can't see close or far away? Possible suggestion on how to resolve this or what the cause is

Clarity of vision: With contact lenses depend on how long you wear then , then cleaning and storage solution used and type of contact lenses. Sounds as if your eyes are dry. Start with optive lubricating eye drops when blurry. If no improvement you need to have an eye care physician look at your eyes and contacts. ...Read more