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Doctor insights on: What Can Be Done For Eyes That Get So Dry From Wearing Contact Lenses

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What can be done for eyes that get so dry from wearing contact lenses?

What can be done for eyes that get so dry from wearing contact lenses?

Contact: Try rewetting drops w contacts on, tears when contacts out. Give eyes a break w glasses. Punctal plugs, restasis, lid hygiene can help in different scenario. Sometimes changing contact lens material can help. ...Read more

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What contact lenses will not cause my eyes to be dry?

What contact lenses will not cause my eyes to be dry?

Depends on how dry: It depends on how dry your eyes are. Some people get dry eyes with any contact lenses, while some people never experience dry eyes with their lenses. There is no lens that can be guaranteed not to cause dry eyes. An ophthalmologist will check to see what type of dry eyes you have, and how dry your eyes are, and then recommend the appropriate lens for your unique situation. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of bloodshot eyes that may be caused by wearing contacts. Also, how long do contacts generally last?

How do you get rid of bloodshot eyes that may be caused by wearing contacts. Also, how long do contacts generally last?

See an eye doctor: If your eyes are bloodshot, then something is wrong. You may be wearing your contact lenses too much or the contacts may not be the right fit for you. Get cheked to make sure there is nothing more serious going on. ...Read more

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What is a sound way to determine if eyes are irritated from contact lenses?

What is a sound way to determine if eyes are irritated from contact lenses?

If you feel eyes: Contact lenses cause a general decrease in oxygen to the cornea. They can also cause discomfort in the form of foreign body sensation especially when blinking, redness of white part of eye, irritation, chronic tearing, fluctuating blurry vision, pain. If you have any of these symptoms, your contacts may be irritating your eye. An eyemd can take a look under the microscope to check. ...Read more

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What would be steps to take if I get irritated eyes from wearing contacts?

What would be steps to take if I get irritated eyes from wearing contacts?

First, take out CLs: Irritation can come from your cl cleaning solutions, the type of cls your wear, and whether your eyes dry out with them, and also from ocular surface disorders. An eye md can sort out the various causes and get you on a regimen so that you can be sucessful again with cls. You may need to stay out of cls for a few weeks while being treated, especially if you have allergies or dry eye. ...Read more

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What would be the step to take if I get irritated eyes from wearing contacts all day?

What would be the step to take if I get irritated eyes from wearing contacts all day?

Eyes: Have this conversation with your eye doctor. You may be building up more protein onto your contacts and suggest a different cleaning agent. You may also need to change hour contacts more frequently or change to a brand that may be more permeable. ...Read more

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What would be the step to take if I get irritated eyes from wearing contacts?

What would be the step to take if I get irritated eyes from wearing contacts?

Take them out!: Irritation in contact lens wearers can be a sign of impending infection. Remove the contact lenses and see an eye doctor immediately. ...Read more

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I got corneal ulcers in both my eyes from lenses. Is this condition 100% curable? And will I be able to wear lenses again?!

I got corneal ulcers in both my eyes from lenses. Is this condition 100% curable? And will I be able to wear lenses again?!

Variable results: Corneal ulcers can occur from infections or sensitivity to lenses. Sleeping in contacts or not changing the case or solution increases the risk of corneal ulcers. Depending on how bad and where the ulcer is in your cornea, scarring could result which could alter your vision. You could try using ClearCare contact lens cleaning solution. LASIK could be a better solution if you are a candidate. ...Read more

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If you are wearing contact lenses with grade and it is blurry what im goin to do to remove the blurry?

If you are wearing contact lenses with grade and it is blurry what im goin to do to remove the blurry?

Contact lenses: I started 5 pair of glasses at age 6 - now I am a bit smarter and at age 71 I am wearing glasses, not contacts. What you need to do is to see your eye specialist. Believe me, 65 years of wearing glasses is not an issue. ...Read more

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Why people still wear glasses and wear contact lenses if there is a solution which is Eye Lazer Surgery.Also people who can pay easily also not doing.

Why people still wear glasses and wear contact lenses if there is a solution which is Eye Lazer Surgery.Also people who can pay easily also not doing.

Elective: When laser vision correction is offered as an option to the standard treatment of refractive error (glasses, contact lenses), it is elective surgery. Providing that there are no contraindications to the procedure, people may choose this option for personal needs/reasons. Cost, however, seems to be the biggest deterrent for the procedure. Also, wearing glasses imposes no risks but offers protectio ...Read more

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Is it possible to get eye glasses lenses with just my contact prescription?

Is it possible to get  eye glasses lenses with just my contact prescription?

No: The focusing plane of the glasses is usually 10 to 20 mm in front of the focusing point of your contact lenses. The prescription will be different. Contact lenses will often correct astigmatism that will need to be added to the glasses prescription. ...Read more

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If i need to use 2 classes of eye drops for glaucoma, how likely is it that i will be able to wear contact lenses?

If i need to use 2 classes of eye drops for glaucoma, how likely is it that i will be able to wear contact lenses?

Likely: As long as you can put the contacts in after you put the drops in or put the drops in after you take your contacts out there's no problem. ...Read more

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Can i add visine for contacts onto my eyes while wearing the contacts or do they need to be removed first ?

Can i add visine for contacts onto my eyes while wearing the contacts or do they need to be removed first ?

Either way: This is a lubricant and tear supplement which can help the eye feel better and help the lenses float better. It does not interact with the lens so you can apply it with the lens in or out. ...Read more

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Can color contacts cause damage to eyes? I think its fine as long as they're fitted to your eyes by an eye doctor and it's the correct prescription.

Can color contacts cause damage to eyes? I think its fine as long as they're fitted to your eyes by an eye doctor and it's the correct prescription.

Correct: Colored contacts are as safe as normal contacts for you eyes as long as they are fitted properly for you eyes and have the correct prescription. ...Read more

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Is there a special contact lens that I can wear at night to correct my vision in the morning without contacts?

Is there a special contact lens that I can wear at night to correct my vision in the morning without contacts?

Contact lenses: There is a special contact lens that re-shape the eye to a certain extent while you sleep. However, there are certain risks, such as a substantial risk of infection. Also, the results may vary quite a bit from person to person. Alternatives to contact lenses include glasses and refractive surgery. ...Read more

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Can chalazion's happen in 20somes due to dirty old contacts and wiping eyes without cleaning hands? any why would they need to be surigically removed

Can chalazion's happen in 20somes due to dirty old contacts and wiping eyes without cleaning hands? any why would they need to be surigically removed

A mystery: No one really understands why styes and chalazions form. They occur in all socioeconomic and hygienic groups and are no more common in those living in what we would feel are filthy environments. Removal is done when they are obviously large, are persistent or cause symptoms. Small ones can be left in place with no harm. ...Read more

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Can it be possible for wearing contact lenses to slow cataracts?

Can it be possible for wearing contact lenses to slow cataracts?

NO: Contact lens wearing will not slow the natural progression of cataracts! ...Read more

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Does using contact lenses instead of glasses they can be bad for my eyes?

Contact lenses: Are almost always very safe and effective in correcting your refractive error. Rarely, especially if you overuse your contacts, they can cause eye irritation or infection. However, the vast majority of patients do very well with contact lenses. ...Read more