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What Happens When You Open Your Eyes Under Water
They float away: If you open your eyes underwater with contact lenses, there is a very good chance you will lose them in the water. Wear swim goggles over your contacts or don't swim in them. ...Read more
As long as the water: is not contaminated, and you are not wearing contact lenses! You can wear goggles, or prescription goggles, or no goggles. The salinity of the ocean should not harm the eyes. Do not go into the water after heavy rains, or when there's contaminated runoff from the city waters into the ocean, as often raw sewage is dumped into the ocean by many countries, cities. Protect your health first! ...Read more
I slept in colored contacts. My eyes burned & watered really bad. I couldn't open my eyes for awhile. Now my vision is horrible. Will my vision come b?
Probably keratitis: People who wear contacts are at higher risk of inflammatory and infectious keratitis. Your description sounds typical of patients i've seen with keratitis. I would recommend seeing an ophthalmologist asap. I would definitely stay out of your contacts until being seen. ...Read more
If you were to open your eyes underwater, could the water damage surface or cornea? How do you get conjunctiva on the sclwra?
Everytime II open my eyes there sore/watering.. Tv/lights/sunlight make them worse. Been going on weeks now?
My child attended a water park on yesterday and now her eyes are heavily irritated especially her right eye. She is afraid to open her eye because she says it burns.
Flush sterile H2O: No big issue, the water will help with the irritation ...Read more
I can't hold my eyelids open to put in contacts. My eyes start to burn, and my eyes water. Anything I can do to help this?
My son is three. He has a high fever, can barley keep his eyes open, in and out of sleep and he's craving water. What do I do?!
Piece of plastic hit me in the eye, it feels like a paper cut.Eye burn and is run. Only hurt when open eyes wash with water & refresh for eyes
It : It sounds like a corneal abrasion. It is a very painful condition but fortunately resolves quickly. Corneal abrasion expose your cornea to infection so you should be treated with an antibiotic as a prophylaxis. You should be seen by an ophthalmologist to make sure that there is no ruptured globe and to make sure that all foreign material is removed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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