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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: 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
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
Most: Of the problems involve getting used to inserting and removing the lenses. These go away with practice. ...Read more
Remove the contact: And call your eye doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Work with your: Eye doctor. There are many treatment options to get the dry eye under control. ...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 more
Call eye doc: Call the eye doctor who fit you in the contacts. ...Read more
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
Contact lens wearer with very dry eyes - how can I prevent dry eyes after getting back to wearing contacts full time?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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