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Doctor insights on: What Happens When Eyelash Gets Behind Eyeball

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Can you get an eyelash behind an eyeball?

Can you get an eyelash behind an eyeball?

No: The front of the eye is completely isolated from the tissues behind the eye by a continuous layer of conjunctiva. You cannot get an eyelash behind the eye unless there is a traumatic break in this lining. ...Read more

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How do I get eyelash out of eye?

How do  I  get eyelash out of eye?

Eye wash: Sterile eye wash is available at the pharmacy. Gently irrigate the sterile wash over the top of the eye with your lids open. Once opened the wash should be used and then discarded. Use preservative free artificial tears for a day after the eye wash until your normal tear film returns. ...Read more

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Can you get an eyelash behind an eyeball?

No: The front of the eye is completely isolated from the tissues behind the eye by a continuous layer of conjunctiva. You cannot get an eyelash behind the eye unless there is a traumatic break in this lining. ...Read more

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How do you deal with an eyelash that has gone behind your eye?

How do you deal with an eyelash that has gone behind your eye?

Go to doctor: Only an eye doctor can get back there safely and with little discomfort. ...Read more

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Hi. I have a serious problem. It's like my eyelash is stuck behind my eye pupil. It like half in it and half out. What should I do?

Hi. I have a serious problem. It's like my eyelash is stuck behind my eye pupil. It like half in it and half out. What should I do?

Eye sensations: Need to be evaluated by an eye doctor. Please see one and then you can have treatment and peace of mind. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is it possible for your eyelashes to go into and behind your eyeballs?

Is it possible for your eyelashes to go into and behind your eyeballs?

NO: Foreign bodies could potentially penetrate into the eyeball but that requires signficant trauma, not something an eyelash is capable of. No foreign body can get "behind" the eyeball because there is a strong rim of muscle and other tissue attached to the entire circumference of the eyeball that would prevent anything from getting behind it. ...Read more

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Been 2 two different eye docs. Both says allergies but red lines on eyes since July. Eye pain behind eyelid comes and goes.now seeing eyelashes. Why?

Been 2 two different eye docs. Both says allergies but red lines on eyes since July. Eye pain behind eyelid comes and goes.now seeing eyelashes. Why?

Blepharitis?: Inflammation of inner lining of eyelids can cause irritation of the eyeball, leading to redness. It can also cause the eyelashes to be redirected toward the eye so that they enter the field of vision. Your symptoms are suggestive of blepharitis. You should ask about this. Make sure you see an ophthalmologist (someone who treats eye disease), not just an optometrist (who just prescribes lenses). ...Read more

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What can happen when an eyelash goes too far back your eye?

Nothing bad: The eye has natural mechanisms to remove lashes which it does on a daily basis. A lash cannot to "too" far back and will not damage the eye no matter what. ...Read more

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