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What happens if you get fiber glass in your eye?

What happens if you get fiber glass in your eye?

See ophthalmologist: Avoid rubbing, try to flush it out, then go see an ophthalmologist in case particles are still embedded in the eye. ...Read more

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What to do when you get fiber glass in your skin?

What to do when you get fiber glass in your skin?

Itch!: The best medicine for fiberglass "splinters" is protection. Tightly woven clothing, in layers, with wrists and ankle openings protected or taped to gloves and boots. If exposed, small pieces of fiberglass form tiny splinters that itch and hurt when brushed. Showering to rinse away as much as possible helps, but usually, time allows the skin to push the splinters out in a few days. ...Read more

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What are the chances of me going blind if I were to get glass in my eye?

What are the chances of me going blind if I were to get glass in my eye?

Depends: If you got glass chips in your eye from a shattered glasss, there would probably be no long term harm. The glass to be harmful would have to penetrate into the interior of the eye damaging structures irreparably. Of course you could just get hit bluntly with a heavy glass object the force of which could also damage the vision. ...Read more

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I need eye glass for seeing in night. Where can I get these?

I need eye glass for seeing in night. Where can I get these?

Night vision glasses: Many vision problems are worse at night, especially for driving. Correcting for any eyeglass prescription (ie refractive error) is the first step. Incorporating this in glasses with non glare lenses solves most of the problems. If a mild eye condition exists, like early cataracts, then tinted lenses might help. Any places that sell prescription eyewear can help. ...Read more

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Do I use my eye glass prescription to get contact lenses?

Do I use my eye glass prescription to get contact lenses?

No: The contact prescription is somewhat to significantly different and requires some knowledge of the surface shape of the eye which is not contained in an eyeglass prescription. You cannot use the eyeglass prescription to order contact lenses off the internet. ...Read more

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Can the wrong eye glass prescription cause a 3 year old eyes to get worse if he is diagnosed as having amblyopia?

Can the wrong eye glass prescription cause a 3 year old eyes to get worse if he is diagnosed as having amblyopia?

Yes: Having the right prescription is very important in the treatment of amblyopia. While there are several causes, the pathway is the same: the brain suppresses the vision in the weak or non dominant eye leading to progressive loss of vision from nonuse. Treatment other than lenses may be necessary. Be sure he is being treated by an expert pediatric ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I get dry eyes & some times tears and red eyes.found about Gunnars on sitting on screens for long.glass have +0.2.is it safe. no vision problems?

I get dry eyes & some times tears and red eyes.found about Gunnars on sitting on screens for long.glass have +0.2.is it safe. no vision problems?

Question not clear: Alternating dry and watery eyes could come from either eyelid hygiene issues or allergies or lack of adequate breaks from computer use or a combination of these. Try a program of cleaning the eyelashes well with warm washcloth daily, get plenty of sleep, stay away from irritants like smoke and sunlight. If symptoms persist see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Ad eye floaters for years but on and of I get pressure in them and hurt to touch could this be eye tumours blurred vision up close reading glass it'ok?

Ad eye floaters for years but on and of I get pressure in them and hurt to touch could this be eye tumours blurred vision up close reading glass it'ok?

Different symptoms : Floaters don't have "pressure-like" feelings. It sounds like you're experiencing pain when pushing on your eyes. Well don't do it then. Blurred vision could be a need for new glasses. You're old enough for reading glasses, which are fine. Because your symptoms are varied, an exam would be very helpful to sort them out. An eye tumor would be a very unlikely concern, but again an exam will help. ...Read more

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What causes the thinning of nerve fibers in the eye? Those were my results from oct.

What causes the thinning of nerve fibers in the eye? Those were my results from oct.

Nerve fibers: Thin nerve fibers can sometimes be seen in glaucoma and other nerve diseases of the eye. You should take the results of an oct with a grain of salt. Although it is a very good test, the results are not always indicative of a disease, and should only be used when also taking into account your medical and eye history, as well as the results of your eye exam. ...Read more

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