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I got oil free eye makeup remover in my eye and it burned, tried to wipe it off but i don't have a way to wash it out. Is this okay?

I got oil free eye makeup remover in my eye and it burned, tried to wipe it off but i don't have a way to wash it out. Is this okay?

Not a problem: These things have been tested for toxicity. If make up remover, used constantly on the face, were a problem to the eyes the makers would be up to their ears in lawsuits. Most of it is eliminated with the first blink and your tears will clear away the rest. ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait before you wear eye makeup again?

How long do you have to wait before you wear eye makeup again?

After what?: If you've had and i infection or eye surgery i typically tell my patients to stay out of makeup for at least one to two weeks. Please consult your ophthalmologist to make sure your pocket or condition has resolved. ...Read more

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Do you have any tips to make putting in my contacts easier with eye makeup?

Do you have any tips to make putting in my contacts easier with eye makeup?

Yes: Using freshly washed hands (with soap and water, not alcohol-based hand gel), put in your contact lenses normally, then apply your make-up. We recommend hypoallergenic make-up such as almay or clinique. If you continue to have problems, please see your eye doctor and have a great day! ...Read more

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What are some eye makeup for eczema?

What are some eye makeup for eczema?

Hypoallergenic: I would recommend clinique, which is hypoallergenic. ...Read more

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Should i throw out my eye makeup after having conjuctivitis ?

Should i throw out my eye makeup after having conjuctivitis ?

Yes.: If you don't, it may becontaminated and you could re-infect yourself. ...Read more

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Can I use eye makeup if I have pterygium?

Can I use eye makeup if I have pterygium?

Yes: Prevention is key remedy. Avoid sun (sunglasses, hat); avoid smoking. Natural rx info: see eyedoc2020.blogspot.com; Other ways to help decrease symptoms: cold artificial tears, nsaid drops, low dose or hi dose steroids (though risk of glaucoma, cataract); surgery is only real way to remove/cure: though 5-15% risk of recurrence. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Eye exam: should I take off my eye makeup for an eye exam?

Eye exam: should I take off my eye makeup for an eye exam?

Not necessary: If you are having a general eye exam, you do not have to take off makeup. If the doctor feels that it is necessary, the staff will remove your makeup for you. Unless you are instructed otherwise, you do not need to change your cosmetic use. ...Read more

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How to treat eye irritation from eye makeup?

How to treat eye irritation from eye makeup?

Eye irritation: wash the yes, don't leave the make up on over the night,don't use the eye make up after 3 months of opening them, do not sure with others your eye make-up, before applying the make-up make sure your eye and face are clean, •If you tend to have dry eyes, avoid metallic/glitter, powder or other makeup that flakes ...Read more

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I have conjunctivitis from eye makeup so can I wear my contacts?

I have conjunctivitis from eye makeup so can I wear my contacts?

Hold off: Conjunctivitis, an infection of the lining of the eye, will heal best if the eye does not have a contact lens in place. Hold off on wearing your lens until the redness is almost gone. You probably should discard your makeup if that is the source. ...Read more

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What can I do about an allergic reaction to eye makeup?

What can I do about an allergic reaction to eye makeup?

Cool compresses: First, remove the offending product, then start with some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) orally and then use cool compresses 15-30 minutes 4 times daily to soothe the area. You can also safely apply some 1% Hydrocortisone cream from the pharmacy carefully to the skin around the eye. ...Read more

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Can I use eye makeup and foundation if I have severe eye allergy?

Can I use eye makeup and foundation if I have severe eye allergy?

Get controlled first: In order to successfully wear makeup around the eyes, you must first control the allergy. Even if your cosmetics are not the cause, they can create more irritation and make the allergic reaction seem worse. An eye doctor can evaluate the condition and prescribe antihistamine eye drops, as well as provide you with suggestions to help get you back to wearing makeup. ...Read more

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When can you start wearing eye makeup after you have had pink eye?

When can you start wearing eye makeup after you have had pink eye?

After: It is reasonable to start wearing makeup after your symptoms resolve. ...Read more