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What happens if an eyelash falls into my eye and under the eyelid? Can't get it out now, will it be there forever?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Not a problem

Eyelashes fall into the eye during the normal renewal cycle daily and frequently.
The eye is well equipped to handle these. The moisture softens up the lash and normal tear flow and blinking eliminate the lash. It will be removed from under the upper lid by the same process. The eye has evolved to deal with this without your intervention.

In brief: Not a problem

Eyelashes fall into the eye during the normal renewal cycle daily and frequently.
The eye is well equipped to handle these. The moisture softens up the lash and normal tear flow and blinking eliminate the lash. It will be removed from under the upper lid by the same process. The eye has evolved to deal with this without your intervention.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine

In brief: No,

But it's very uncomfortable to leave it there, how about u wash you eye under water, if it stays there see your MD to help u out.

In brief: No,

But it's very uncomfortable to leave it there, how about u wash you eye under water, if it stays there see your MD to help u out.
Dr. Leila Hashemi
Dr. Leila Hashemi
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