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Does anyone know about eye injuries, I got something in my eye and can't get it out with tweezers?

Does anyone know about eye injuries, I got something in my eye and can't get it out with tweezers?

See an eye doctor: You should not poke you eye with tweezers as you can scratch your cornea and that can lead to serious complications. You may have a foreign body in cornea and it needs to be removed properly so see an eye doctor or go to er. ...Read more

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Feels like something is in my eye when I blink but can't get it out. What can I do?

Try this: Flood your eyes with artificial tears. If the discomfort is not relieved by this, then see an ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Something flew into my eye and I can't see it nor get it out. How can I remove the object.?

Something flew into my eye and I can't see it nor get it out. How can I remove the object.?

Try water flush: Try to flush you eyes with water. If you still feel a sensation have an eye specialist take a look further. ...Read more

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There's something foreign in my eyes and I can't get it out. It's hurting like crazy! What can I do?

There's something foreign in my eyes and I can't get it out. It's hurting like crazy! What can I do?

Foreign body, cornea: Wash your eye with cold water. You may be lucky to dislodge the foreign body.If you don't get relief go to the eye doctor. Sometime, corneal ulcer will give you symptom like that. If it persists and if you do not have access to an ophthamologist, go to an emergency room for immediate attention. ...Read more

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I have something in my eye. That can get out.

I have something in my eye. That can get out.

Flush the eye: With saline eye wash. If it won't come out see a doctor or urgent care center. ...Read more

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I have something in my eye how can I get it out?

I have something in my eye how can I get it out?

Depends: If it is something that flew in from air breezes or ordinary activity you can try to flush it out with lubricating eyedrops. If it flew in with force (if you were drilling or grinding for instance), you need emergency attention. You might be able to see an object stuck to your cornea in a well lighted, magnifying mirror. Any er is skilled at removal of objects stuck in the eye or see an eyedoc. ...Read more

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What can happen when you get something in your eye?

What can happen when you get something in your eye?

Scratch or infection: Most of the problem is with irritation or pain, but a foreign body in the eye can cause a scratch or an infection. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get something out of my eye?

What is the best way to get something out of my eye?

Carefully: A safe way to get something out of your eye on your own is to gently wash out the eye with sterile saline which is meant for the eye (not a nasal solution). Tilt your head so that the 'bad' eye is higher and send the saline from the outer corner of the eye toward the inner corner, nearer the nose. You may need help keeping the eyelid open. Get help soon if the irritation continues. ...Read more

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When I don't eat my head gets to hurting my eyes get swollen.?

When I don't eat my head gets to hurting my eyes get swollen.?

Haven't heard of it: Haven't heard of people's eyes getting swollen from skipping meals, but people do get head aches, light headed, shaky, sweaty, tummy aches, etc... If they get hungry, don't eat, or get a bit of low blood sugar. If eye symptoms occur, an eye doctor can check to see what the problem might be. A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if low blood sugar is happening (it may or may not be). ...Read more

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I'm 18 is it possible for me to get a crossed eye if I don't have one now?

I'm 18 is it possible for me to get a crossed eye if I don't have one now?

Rarely: Most typical cases of strabismus (cross eye) are diagnosed in childhood. Later onset of misaligned eyes can be a sign of a cranial nerve palsy (weakness), thyroid disease, or the result of very poor vision in one eye only. You should see an ophthalmologist for diagnosis and possible treatment. ...Read more

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I think there is a contact somewhere in my eye but I can't get it out. Any tips?

I think there is a contact somewhere in my eye but I can't get it out. Any tips?

Contacts: See and eye specialist. It may be out, but you may have scratched your eye by continuing to remove it, or caused and infection. It may still be in there, you need examined. You can try pulling your upper lid out and down over you lower lid and letting go to see if the flushes it out, or you could have a friend look in your eye for it. Otherwise get examined. ...Read more

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I am myopic. What can be done to make my eyes better and make sure they don't get worse?

I am myopic. What can be done to make my eyes better and make sure they don't get worse?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Is it true that once you're in your 20's, your vision doesn't get any worse? (Your eye sight stabilizes)

Is it true that once you're in your 20's, your vision doesn't get any worse? (Your eye sight stabilizes)

Mostly true: As you grow through the teens, the power of eyeglasses if you need them will progressively increase although at a slower rate. For most this process stops in the mid 20s and stabilizes for many years until other issues of middle age sight start to happen. This is why most LASIK surgeons want you to wait until you are 23 or so prior to doing the surgery. ...Read more

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I get 8-10 hours of sleep everynight yet I still always wake up with pouches under my eyes that don't go away?

I get 8-10 hours of sleep everynight yet I still always wake up with pouches under my eyes that don't go away?

Pouches: You may have dependent edema (angioedema), a benign condition where fluid pools under the eyes at night. Or you may have prolapsed orbital fat, which often occurs with age-- this is benign as well, but if cosmetically bothersome to you, this can be fixed with surgery. Make an appointment with your local ophthalmologist to have this checked. ...Read more

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Contact lens: are my eyes too small or do I have to get used to not blinking when I put them on? Something's not working.

Maybe not used to it: If you are not used to contact lenses it might be hard to wear them at first, but it should get easier with time. Glasses are also good, but they can also take time to get used to. It is good to be able to use both. If the problems persist, see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Every time I go to church my eyes get red, and when I leave my eyes are fine, what can I do so that my eyes won't get red during church?

Every time I go to church my eyes get red, and when I leave my eyes are fine, what can I do so that my eyes won't get red during church?

Possible allergy.: This sounds like you may be allergic to something in the environment in the church, possibly dust or mold, or pollens if there are flowers there. You should discuss this with your doctor and have your eyes examined. Then they might advise you on a type of allergy medication. ...Read more

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With the beginning of spring, my son's eyes get watery a lot. He's 11 years old. Is there something over the counter that you can recommend?

With the beginning of spring, my son's eyes get watery a lot. He's 11 years old. Is there something over the counter that you can recommend?

Seasonal allergy: Yes, you can get Cetirizine (Texa). There are many other options, eye drops etc. But that would be a good starting point. ...Read more

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I've been on a long road trip and I had some makeup get into my eyes. I was unable to stop for many hours so I couldn't wash it. It burned. Damage?

I've been on a long road trip and I had some makeup get into my eyes. I was unable to stop for many hours so I couldn't wash it. It burned. Damage?

Unlikely: Makeup ingredients have been tested before marketing and they have a massive test with the millions of users out there. A little in your eye is not different than almost everyone who at some time or other gets a little in their eye. As long as your vision is fine and the eye is not staying red, then you should do fine. ...Read more

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My eyes have been bloodshot for the last couple weeks. This week I've started to get crusty discharge. They don't hurt or itch. Do I need to see a dr?

My eyes have been bloodshot for the last couple weeks. This week I've started to get crusty discharge. They don't hurt or itch. Do I need to see a dr?

Blepharitis therapy: Blepharitis is a very treatable problem. Initial treatment includes artificial tears, a bland antibiotic ointment at night, and ocusoft plus lid scrubs twice daily immediately after warm compresses. If symptoms persist, additional therapies may be needed and you should see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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I have been seeing these squiggly lines in my eyes, they start off small and get bigger to the point where I can't see with a migraine. What is this?

I have been seeing these squiggly lines in my eyes, they start off small and get bigger to the point where I can't see with a migraine. What is this?

See neurologist: I assume you are saying that you see these lines prior to a headache. If so that sounds like the aura of a migraine. In any case I suggest seeing a neurologist. ...Read more

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I have worn contacts for 18 years- my eyes are fine when I wear them, but have dry eyes when I don't. If I stop wearing them, will my eyes get better?

I have worn contacts for 18 years- my eyes are fine when I wear them, but have dry eyes when I don't. If I stop wearing them, will my eyes get better?

Sensitivity: It is not uncommon to have increased sensitivity to dryness after taking the contacts out of your eyes. There needs to be a period of readjustment (weeks). Use artificial tears like Refresh™ several times daily to help with dryness. Warm eyelid compresses once daily & 2000mg of fish oil supplement may help too. In contact lens issues, it's always a good idea to have your eyes checked too. ...Read more

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Why do I get small red blotches under my eyes but don't stay there all day?

Why do I get small red blotches under my eyes but don't stay there all day?

Red eyelids: The most common cause for temporary redness of the eyelids is rubbing. I urge you to try to stop touching or rubbing your eyes. If you have irritation, check with your eye doctor as to a cause for the irritation. ...Read more

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Why does my eyes get watery when I go outside under the sun? I don't look at the sun. 

Why does my eyes get watery when I go outside under the sun? I don't look at the sun. 

Irritation: We call this "reactive epiphora" it is a natural reflex of the eye to stimulation and irritation. The best way to combat this is to use sunglasses. Yes, please don't look at the sun! ...Read more