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Lobob Contact Lens Wearer Soap Medication
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
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'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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Most: Of the problems involve getting used to inserting and removing the lenses. These go away with practice. ...Read more
I am a contact lens wearer with very dry eyes - getting back to full time contacts wear, what tips do you have for me?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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