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Doctor insights on: Lobob Contact Lens Wearer Soap Medication

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What happens if you get some soap in your eye and then wash it out and then wear contact lenses?

What happens if you get some soap in your eye and then wash it out and then wear contact lenses?

Irritation: Getting soap in your eye is a type of chemical irritation to the eye. Rinsing or irrigation of the eye will help eliminate the chemical but the eye can still be irritated. It would probably be best to not wear contacts for at least a day after any chemical irritation to the eye. ...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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I wear contact lenses for myopia. Most of the times I get eye booger every hour or so. It is wet and fluidic. What shall I do? Any medication?

I wear contact lenses for myopia. Most of the times I get eye booger every hour or so. It is wet and fluidic. What shall I do? Any medication?

Contact lenses: While this may be due to dry eyes and irritation, it is possible that you have an infection in the eye which may require antibiotics. I would remove your contacts and switch to glasses for now, and contact your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I'v read in drug handbooks that with birthcontrol pills it is not advicble to wear contacts. Why and what kind could be used with contact lenses?

I'v read in drug handbooks that with birthcontrol pills it is not advicble to wear contacts. Why and what kind could be used with contact lenses?

No worries: I am not aware of any interactions between birth control pills and contact lenses. While it is true that estrogen/progesterone levels can affect the tear film, I would not worry about your oral contraceptive causing a problem with your contact lenses. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a longterm contact lens wearer to have irritations with the lenses?

Is it normal for a longterm contact lens wearer to have irritations with the lenses?

No: Irritation to your eyes signals that something is wrong. It could be a small tear in the lens, small scratch on your cornea, infection? But you should not ignore irritation. Take out your contacts and don't wear them for a few days. Then try them again. If the irritation is still there, you should get them checked. An ulceration could be occurring on your cornea and can lead to serious problems. ...Read more

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Common problems for a first-time contact lens wearer?

Common problems for a first-time contact lens wearer?

Rubbing, troubles: Inserting. Wearing contact too long. Do what tap your eye care doctor instructed you to do and you will be fine. ...Read more

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What are some potential problems for a first-time contact lens wearer?

Most: Of the problems involve getting used to inserting and removing the lenses. These go away with practice. ...Read more

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I am a contact lens wearer with very dry eyes - getting back to full time contacts wear, what tips do you have for me?

I am a contact lens wearer with very dry eyes - getting back to full time contacts wear, what tips do you have for me?

No contacts: Contact lens use will make your eyes more dry. If you already have very dry eyes at your young age, you may have serious dry eye symptoms later on in life. Consider not wearing contacts, or seek medical treatment now for your dry eyes. ...Read more

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Clear bump/ spot Om cornea with no symptoms at all I'm not a contact lens wearer?

Clear bump/ spot Om cornea with no symptoms at all I'm not a contact lens wearer?

Under age: Your are under 16, so you can not use this platform alone, an adult may ask on your behalf. However, you may want to see your primary doctor who may or may not refer you to an ophthalmologist, good luck ...Read more

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What to do if I'm a new contact lens wearer with astigmatism and it's uncomfortable in one eye?

What to do if I'm a new contact lens wearer with astigmatism and it's uncomfortable in one eye?

Uncomfortable CL: The fit may be poor, or you may have more dryness or allergy in that eye. Try wetting drops first. If that doesn't help, return to your doctor to recheck the fit. Contact lenses have a power, but they also have a fit as a shoe needs to fit your foot. Also, inspect the contact lens itself. Sometimes a contact lens can have a tear, defect, or deposit. Make sure the CL is not inside out. ...Read more

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Yellow dye test showed dry patch on the centre of my cornea, do you think this is serious for contact lens wearer?

Yellow dye test showed dry patch on the centre of my cornea, do you think this is serious for contact lens wearer?

Could be a problem: Did the doctor who administered the yellow dye, and diagnosed the dry patch discuss this with you? It could indicate a lens too tight for safe wear, or a temporary patch of dryness depending upon the health of the cornea and eye. Were you advised to stop wearing the lens? And if you wear the lens now, are you having symptoms.? ...Read more

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Contact lens wearer with very dry eyes - how can I prevent dry eyes after getting back to wearing contacts full time?

Contact lens wearer with very dry eyes - how can I prevent dry eyes after getting back to wearing contacts full time?

Need evaluation: A medical eye exam should be able to determine the type of dry eye you suffer from and customize a treatment that will allow you to wear contact lenses. ...Read more

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I am new contact lens wearer, left eye hurts for some reason, help?

I am new contact lens wearer, left eye hurts for some reason, help?

Take out contact: If you have eye discomfort with a contact lens, take it out. If the pain persists, call your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Contact lens power -3.75 is this bad?

Moderate: This is a low to moderate near sighted rx. Nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more

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Contact lens won't stay in one place?

Refit: If you contact lens shifts in position or out of position and this is a regular issue, then recheck with the fitting ophthalmologist to get what we would term a tighter lens that will stay better positioned. ...Read more

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Which is the best contact lens brand?

The one that fits: There is not one best brand--the one that fits you best, gives you the best vision and is well tolerated is the way to go. ...Read more

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Which is the best contact lens brand!?

Which is the best contact lens brand!?

Can't say: There are many, many different brands and all of them have their good qualities. The best lens depends on the individual wearing them. ...Read more

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How bad is it to wear a torn contact lens?

Uncomfortable: A torn lens will be irritating and it may not center well so the vision is less clear. It is simply not optimum but probably not harmful in and of itself, although such a lens will decenter and cause discomfort. ...Read more

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Might I use contact lens bottle to keep lens?

No: It will not keep the lens clean and you will contaminate the cap and the rest of the fluid in the bottle. ...Read more

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Urgent: how to properly clean contact lens case?

Soap water RINSE: If it's just a plastic case, used mild soap and water. Try a toothbrush if needed. Make sure you rinse thoroughly. Then be sure your overnight storage solution has a disinfectant. How did your case get dirty. You should remove and handle your lenses with clean hands and conditions. Doing otherwise raises risk for serious infection. ...Read more

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Can I have a suggestion on wearing a contact lens?

Get fitted: You need to see an eye doctor for right contact lens fit. The eye doc will measure your correction and eye shape before fitting you with the right contact lens. The doctor also train you to make sure you can put and take off contact lens safely. Please make sure do not sleep with it, or overextend the wear. Daily contact lenses are the best fit to avoid infection and allergy to it. ...Read more

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What's the best way for me to care for contact lens?

Follow instructions: The ophthalmologist who supplied the lens can instruct you in the proper care for the type of lens that you have. This may include a wearing schedule, regular cleaning or soaking and changing when scheduled. Also be sure to remove the lens whenever the eye gets red for any reason. ...Read more

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Which of the daily disposables contact lens are better?

All equal: All of these lenses have been thoroughly tested and the lens manufacturers constantly look over each others shoulders to optimize their own product. The daily, daily wear lenses are basically equivalent. ...Read more

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What are the bad consequences about wearing contact lens?

What are the bad consequences about wearing contact lens?

Infection: Contact lens wearer are at higher risk for bad corneal ulcer which could be bacterial, fungal, amoeba or viral. The most common cause of it is bacterial. Infection. It's extremely painful and disabling. The other consequences will be corneal scratch which may lead to ulcer. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens at a first contact lens exam?

Alot of things: First lens exam includes a thorough evaluation of your eyes and a very detailed measurement of your prescription, it includes measuring the shape of your cornea then your doctor may have you try different types of lenses for fit. Then they will want you to come back to see if you can tolerate the lens well. ...Read more

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If bbq heat can melt contact lens?

I suppose: But getting close enough to the grill and for long enough to melt your contacts is going to do bad things to your corneas even if your contacts are not on. ...Read more

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Can wearing contact lens cause headaches?

Usually no: Eyes are rarely the cause of head aches. ...Read more