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Can you wear contact lenses even when your eyes are tired?

Can you wear contact lenses even when your eyes are tired?

Sparingly: You can wear contacts when your eyes are tired but you should give them a break and time to "breathe" by using your glasses, instead. Your eyes need exposure to oxygen, too, and regularly removing your contacts and cleaning them well will help keep your eyes healthy. ...Read more

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How come I (my eyes) get tired when I wear contact lenses?

How come I (my eyes) get tired when I wear contact lenses?

Contact lenses: There are many factors that come into consideration, including the current state of the contact lenses, the adequate prescription in the lenses, lens hygiene, adequate tear production, and current health problems, to mention only a few factors. ...Read more

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I'm always squinting even in the abscence of light which makes my eyes tired,ihave brown eyes i have myopia and wear contact lenses how to stop it?

I'm always squinting even in the abscence of light which makes my eyes tired,ihave brown eyes i have myopia and wear contact lenses how to stop it?

Eye doctor: Have you have a recent eye examination if you did my advise make sure you see am ophthalmologist might be able to help more good luck ...Read more

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I tend to open my eyes wide when wearing contact lenses, which causes some eye fatigue. Is this normal? Should I consciously close up my eyelids a bit as if I am wearing glasses?

I tend to open my eyes wide when wearing contact lenses, which causes some eye fatigue. Is this normal? Should I consciously close up my eyelids a bit as if I am wearing glasses?

It is common: to open your eyes wider while wearing contact lenses, especially while getting use to them. If your eyes are becoming fatigued while wearing contact lens, you should decrease the amount of time that you are wearing them, in order to allow your eyes to adapt. Try wearing the contacts for only 4 hours/day for a few days, if your eyes do not feel fatigued, gradually increase the number of hours/day ...Read more

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How old should I be to get an eye surgery? I have astigmatism and i'm getting tired of using glasses and contact lenses

How old should I be to get an eye surgery? I have astigmatism and i'm getting tired of using glasses and contact lenses

Vision surgery: There is no set age limit for when you can get laser corrective surgery (e.g., lasik, lasek, prk), but generally speaking it's best to have your eyeglass prescription stabilize (not change) for at least a year. That way your eyes will be less likely to outgrow this rather expensive surgery. You should also be screened by a refractive surgeon to determine if you are a good candidate for surgery. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes dry after I take off my contact lenses?

Why are my eyes dry after I take off my contact lenses?

Contacts use water: Modern soft contact lenses soak up much of the water in your tear film when they are on your eye. When you remove them, that water goes with them, leaving a smaller amount of water remaining than if no contact lenses had been there. This can be very inconvenient if you already have dry eyes, a condition more common in folks over 50. ...Read more

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How long does it take for eyes to adjust to contact lenses?

How long does it take for eyes to adjust to contact lenses?

Contact Lenses: The biggest learning curve besides contact lens comfort is learning how to care for the contact lenses. It is a big step to put something in the eye and to take it out, and requires lots of practice. It is also a big responsibility to take out the lenses and clean them each night. Each person has a different learning curve for becoming a proficient contact lens wearer. ...Read more

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My haemoglobin is 8 how to increase the level which medicine should I take and my eyes r very tired?

My haemoglobin is 8 how to increase the level which medicine should I take and my eyes r very tired?

Find cause: You must demand that your personal physician tell you why you are anemic. If he/she can't tell why or how the workup will proceed, you must get a second opinion. At your age, in a man, anemia is bleeding into the gut from an ulcer or cancer until proved otherwise. Do what you need to. ...Read more

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Why do my eyes get tired from wearing contacts?

Dry eye usually: Patients who wear contact lenses are at increased risk for developing dry eye, which can lead to contact lens intolerance. Patients will often report that their eyes feel irritated or dry as an early sign of dry eye.. Additional signs can include blurred vision. Therapy with dry eye treatments and even punctal plugs can make a major impact in this condition. Please see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Why might it be that my eyes become extremely red and tired when i wear contacts?

Why might it be that my eyes become extremely red and tired when i wear contacts?

Many possible causes: This needs to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. Don't wear your contacts until you have had this taken care of. ...Read more

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I can't seem to read a book without my eyes getting tired and my wanting to take a nap?

I can't seem to read a book without my eyes getting tired and my wanting to take a nap?

Chronic Fatigue: If you find yourself dozing off during restful endeavors such as reading you need to reconsider the amount of sleep you are getting at night. Many americans suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome due to lack of restorative nighttime sleep. Aim for 7-8 hours of sleep per night. If you do not wake up feeling rested you either are not getting enough sleep or may be suffering from sleep apnea. ...Read more

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My eyes feel like I'm tired so I went to take a nap and I woke up and woke up 5 hours later and they still feel tired, why?

My eyes feel like I'm tired so I went to take a nap and I woke up and woke up 5 hours later and they still feel tired, why?

You may feel that: way if you have a dry eye condition, or allergic conjunctivitis, or refractive error (needing glasses). You are young, so if this persists, see your eye doctor to get a complete evaluation done to evaluate if it's temporary, and correctable or something else. Depends if there's irritation, redness, inflammation, tearing, astigmatism, or other causes. Get it checked out! ...Read more

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Im a 39 yr old with dieabites i don't eat terrible an i try to take in more protien but i stay so tired through the day i can hardly keep my eyes open?

Im a 39 yr old with dieabites i don't eat terrible an i try to take in more protien but i stay  so tired through the day i can hardly keep my eyes open?

Many factors...: There are many factors that can be causing your tiredness and you should discuss this with your doctor soon. Assuming you have no exercise restrictions, cardiac problems, or uncontrolled blood sugar, you may want to try getting on a regular exercise program. Ask your doctor for help designing a plan for you. It could make all the difference in how you feel. ...Read more

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I have recently tried to wear prescription multi-focal contact lenses. How long does it usually take for ones eyes to adjust.

I have recently tried to wear prescription multi-focal contact lenses. How long does it usually take for ones eyes to adjust.

1-2 weeks: I give most who try this about 1-2 weeks for trial . If they cannot adjust, i see them again for a recheck to make sure the power and fit are ok. About 50% of folks who try this, cannot adjust to it. They find the type of images produced by these lenses to be disturbing and not comfortable. Motivation is important also and previous contact lens wearers generally do better. ...Read more

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My eyes feel tight, tired, and weak and I keep blinking so, so much! What is the cause of this? and what do I have?I really can't take the blinking!!

Tefractive errir: You may be blinking for a number of reasons. We need more history. It can be a number of reasons including tefractive error to dry eyes. It is best to get your eyes checked by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Eyes hurts due to tight contact lenses. Could you tell me how long does it take for the eye to heal?

Eyes hurts due to tight contact lenses. Could you tell me how long does it take for the eye to heal?

Not tight?: Tight contacts rarely cause pain; it's the loose ones that are uncomfortable. Most contact lens irritations resolve without treatment in a day. If this has lasted longer than that,you need to see your eye doctor. ...Read more