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My Eyelashes Are Scratching My Eyes
Feels like something is in my upper eyelids, like eyelash (assuming) but can't get it. It feels like a cactus scratching my eye. Got finished crying:/?
If no help irrigatin: g your eyes under the faucet, it's time to go to your eye doctor, and have your kid exerted to remove the lash or foreign object. For now until you get there, you can use OTC Artificial tear lubricating gel to reduce the irritation. Don't delay! Or your cornea or conjunctiva will feel irritated. Good luck! ...Read more
Scratching is a symptom in which a person runs his fingernails or some other firm object over an itchy part of his skin, while trying to relieve his itching. Scratching an area too much can lead to a skin rash which itches even more. Scratching to the point of breaking the skin can lead to ...Read more
Superficial: Ordinary eyelashes point outwards away from the eye. Sometimes an aberrant lash will grow towards the eye and this also is a common even from chemical or mechanical trauma causing backward growth. This creates a superficial, but uncomfortable partial abrasion of the cornea. It does not get deep enough to threaten the vision. Lid surgery can eliminate this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have this constant feeling that my eyelashes are scratching my eye or that there is an eyelash in them when there isn't. Should i be concerned?
Irritation: Constant feeling of grittiness can be caused by several different things. The most common in our area is allergic conjunctivitis, though there are many causes including infection or autoimmune disease such as sjogren's syndrome. This is likely something that can be treated, so go get it checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get a lot of eyelashes in my eye, I can get them out easily with drops or just blink them out but I live in constant fear they will scratch my corne?
Hair in eye: Hello Norma, no you should have no fear about that and you doing the right thing to irrigate the eye to get the eye-lash out. You can buy Tears Naturale at the pharmacy and use this to irrigate the eye. If a hair was caught under a contact lens for a long time that could scratch the cornea but that would so irritating you would get it out pronto ! thanks ...Read more
Losing hair: Calls for evaluation by pcp to rule out organic causes, ex. Low thyroid function. ...Read more
Ck for allrgy of eye: It is a good idea to rule out allergy of eyes that may be affecting the conjunctiva or the cornea. ...Read more
I have 2-3 eyelashes that grow down and are bothersome. They irritate my eyes. Can I stop them from growing like that?
Trichiasis: Trichiasis is a common eyelid abnormality in which the eyelashes are misdirected and grow inwards toward the eye. They can rub against different parts of the eye which, understandably, is irritating. It can be caused by an eye infection, inflammation of the eyelid, autoimmune conditions or trauma. You can't stop it but offending eyelashes can be removed sometimes with surgery. See your Eye Doctor. ...Read more
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