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What is the most recommended contact lens for allergic eyes?

What is the most recommended contact lens for allergic eyes?

Solution not lens: Generally, we see that patients who have contact lens allergies are sensitive not to the lens but to the disinfection solutions. We usually attempt to transition patients to a hydrogen peroxide system and if necessary to daily disposables. Addressing environmental allergens is very important as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Contact Lens Use (Definition)

A contact lens is a thin plastic or glass lens that is fitted over the colored part of the eye. It may be used for corrective, cosmetic, or therapeutic purposes. ...Read more


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Why my eyes is so allergic when i use contact lenses?.give me some solution about this

Why my eyes is so allergic when i use contact lenses?.give me some solution about this

Exam time: First of all discontinue your contact lenses & wear your glasses. Make an appointment with an Ophthalmolgist to have your eyes examined. You may have giant papillary conjunctivitis that is associated with an allergic reaction to the contact lens and is treatable. Other issues such as contact solution sensitivity, prolonged wear time, improper contact lens fitting, environmental exposures are ideas ...Read more

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I use contact lenses and sometimes my eyes get red.I'm also allergic.Shall I use eye drops, antiallergenics or take off the lenses?

I use contact lenses and sometimes my eyes get red.I'm also allergic.Shall I use eye drops, antiallergenics or take off the lenses?

Allergies: All of your proposed treatments should help. Frequent artificial tears, cool compresses, limitation of contact wear and/or switch to daily contact lenses, and topical and/or allergy meds should be helpful. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I have worn contact lenses for a long time, would eye drops help?

What do you recommend if I have worn contact lenses for a long time, would eye drops help?

Contact overwear: The first thing you should do is remove your contacts to give your eyes a break. If they are disposable lenses and you've used them for longer than recommended, then throw them away. You can use artificial tears if your eyes are irritated. Don't start with a new pair of lenses until your eyes are back to normal. ...Read more

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Are contact lens good for your eyes?

Are contact lens good for your eyes?

Yes and no: Contact lenses certainly help you see better without having to wear glasses. But you must take care to clean your lenses regularly. And remember, the eye was not meant to have anything touching it. Over time, your eyes may become dry, irritated and develop allergies to the contacts. There is also a risk for severe eye infection if proper hygiene is not practiced. ...Read more

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Can contact lens slip back and be stuck behind the eyes?

Can contact lens slip back and be stuck behind the eyes?

No: The conjunctiva (the membrane that covers the eye) forms a continuous layer with the inside of the eyelid called the septum. This makes it impossible for a foreign object to get behind the septum to the back of the eyeball. ...Read more

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What are some tips for getting contact lens into small eyes?

What are some tips for getting contact lens into small eyes?

See below: To get the contact lens into your eye, you must pull hard on your eyelids to make a big opening. And do not release the lids until the contact is on your eye. Then slowly release the lower then upper lid, then blink. ...Read more

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How long can you wear contact lens without hurting your eyes?

What kind of lens?: Although there are extended wear contact lenses, i recommended daily removal before sleeping. Tears provide anti-infective compounds and enzymes which are in short supply during sleep when tear production drops. This puts the eye at greater risk for potentially sight threatening infections. ...Read more

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What is the best contact lens solution to use for sensitive eyes?

What is the best contact lens solution to use for sensitive eyes?

Clear care: Try different ones, but i think this one is best since the hydrogen peroxide system removes deposits and there are no preservatives once it is neutralized. ...Read more

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