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Sore Eye From Contact Lenses
Patience, Spread em': Make sure your hands are clean and dry. Use your thumb and forefinger on your opposite hand to hold your eye lids open. Place the lens on the end of your forefinger, like a cup, with a drop of wetting solution. Spreading your eyelids with the one hand, in one move bring the cupped lens to your eye and just barely tap /touch the lens to your eye. Drop sinside should grab the eye and connect. ...Read more
Carefully: It can be difficult to insert contact lenses when the opening between the lids, or the eyeball itself, is smaller than average. Contact lenses do come in differing diameters, and a smaller one may be a bit easier. Usually your eye doctor will have an individual who is experienced at teaching the use of contacts in the office, and they can offer advice about technique of insertion and removal. ...Read more
Yes: Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cosmesis: For most people, it is a matter of cosmetics. Some people do not like to wear glasses. For a few people, contacts provide better vision than glasses can. There are also some eye conditions where adequate vision can only be achieved with hard contacts. See your eye doctor for a more detailed discussion as it pertains to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: But you must be careful where you get them and the quality of the lenses. Most problems occur due to infection or expiration of the lenses. Also, some people's eyes may be more sensitive than others. If your eyes become red, take them out. ...Read more
Can be either: Try changing both.Get a more detailed answer ›
Irritant rxn ??: Some people are sensitive to one or more of the components of a contact solution & will develop irritation any time they use it. Continued use will likely lead to more inflammation & discomfort. Switching back to one without the component should end the issue but it may take several days & require you stop using the contacts for a while for it to heal. ...Read more
Same: Th color of the sclera should not be affected by contact lens wear. If anything , the conjunctiva may be a little injected (red) with cl use.If you are only seeing a color change on the white of the eye next to the pigmented iris, you may be noticing a handling tint found on most contacts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No effect: Pingueclua are a normal response to wind, dust and uv light. They are the eyes defense in the middle years to these external forces. They have no symptoms and are usually unnoticed. You can wear contact lenses even if you have a pinguecula and the lenses will not make the pinguecula get bigger or smaller. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: Can scratch, cause warpage, infection. But very uncommon. ...Read more
Is it nromal if both eyes are sore and feels a sharp prickly pain in wearing and even contact lens are removed?
Sounds like dryness: If both eyes feel sharp prickly pains and are uncomfortable - and more so with contacts, it is likely due to lack of sufficient tears. Treatment options include lubricating drops, different contacts, plugs to block the ducts that drain tears away, avoiding drying medications like antihistamines + diuretics. Switching to peroxide based overnight solution(eg clearcare), or medicated drops (restasis). ...Read more
Rash under left eye little spots and sore eye feels swollen but doent look it. I do not wear contacts.. I was on a trip and this appeared 2 days after?
Red eye: Please consult with me if you can: need to know if you are light sensitive, pain with eye movement which are signs of more significant, potentially blinding issue. ...Read more
I got soap in my eye when i was washing my eyeliner off my eye is sore now will this go away got soap in my eye before but never got a sore eye?
Help, i'm in 22192 area visiting familly is there any affordable ophtalmologist i don't have insurance, having sore eye along with black dot(s) on&off?
Negotiate: The question of medical cost is buried in mystery. Most enter an office and have no idea what the charge will be and since insurance covers much of it, there is little information understood by the patient. Most doctors will negotiate with a patient willing to pay in cash. It sounds like you need an evaluation and you are wise to choose an ophthalmologist. Enter with $$ and discuss a price. ...Read more
I have a sore eye when I blink. The lower left lid has a small bubble in the corner away from tear duct. There's redness around that area?
Stye: An eye Dr can scrape it away. Meanwhile you should apply hot soaks. When it drains it will heal and feel better. ...Read more
Varied symptoms: These varied symptoms may not be interrelated. A physician will have to take a thorough history and system review, perform a physical examination and order appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis and treat you. Referral to specialists may be recommended after the assessment. ...Read more
I have a horrible cold sore inside of my right nostril. I have also had right eye pain that has coincided with the cold sore. Related possibly?
Cold sore: Nasal lesions and eye pain can be associated with viral diseases the most serious being Herpes Zoster or shingles. Cold sores can also cause this. Touching your cold sore before touching your eyes can cause eye infections. Herpes Simplex infections could also cause this. Serious eye infections eye damage can result. Seek immediate medical attention if you have redness or decreased vision. ...Read more
I have a slight cold feeling in my left eye and a slight sore eye..My vision is clear and have no blurred vision I do have an imbalance in left eye?
Sore eye: A sore eye is most commonly caused by dryness or irritation which are helped iwth the use of artificial tear drops. Because the surface of the eye is not smooth because of the dryness, this commonly causes a small change in the vision and account for the feeling of imbalance. Also possible is that one eye needs some glasses and the other does not. ...Read more
Dry Eyes: Acute , dry eyes need short term lubrication, myriad of products available, depending on possible other symptoms, allergic itching, redness, frequency and duration of symptoms. All of these answered questions can guide one to the best recommendation. Start with your pharmacist, family doctor, eye care professional if relief is not found. ...Read more
My son accidently kicked me in the back right side of my head and my head hurts on/off since last night,no bump not sore.Eye pain/twitches.Serious?
Sore eye: feels a bit like eye strain - when u feel that bit of strain in bright light.Feels sore to the touch on upper lid; like a bruised feeling.?
I am experiencing leg swelling and eye pain (quality: sore or burning) (side: left) . The following also describes me: Obesity. What should I do?
Cause for 26 yo f awoke with severe rt. Eye pain, lt hand numbness, dizziness, vomited x2 taste &smelt sweet. Few hrs later only has rt eye soreness?
See your doctor: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
Top of head right side dull daily pain & right eye pain. Sometimes right temple sore. Intermittent. Had a CT with & without contrast. Clear. Advice?
Bloodshot eye everyday, red/sore eye as soon as I wake up in the morning. Glaucoma or just dry eye? 20 yo asian male; no family history of glaucoma.
Red eye: Not enough information, is there tearing, eye pain, blurry vision, any other symptoms such as fever, sore throat, swollen glands, cracked red lips, any allergy symptoms, cough, how long you had it ? You need to see your 1ry care physician & ophthalmologist. Feel better. Good luck. ...Read more
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