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What is the best way to remove a contact lens that u lost in your eye?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Patience
The most common thing is for the lens to fold over itself, and get stuck in the upper, outer recess.
Try with your thumb to lift up the outer upper lid while you look down and in - and hold this for 15 seconds. If you have tried hard in general to remove it, and fail, it might be already out and your feeling of the lens is due to eye irritation. Have a friend look in strong light at that point.

In brief: Patience
The most common thing is for the lens to fold over itself, and get stuck in the upper, outer recess.
Try with your thumb to lift up the outer upper lid while you look down and in - and hold this for 15 seconds. If you have tried hard in general to remove it, and fail, it might be already out and your feeling of the lens is due to eye irritation. Have a friend look in strong light at that point.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Keep looking/feeling
For it with clean fingers please.

In brief: Keep looking/feeling
For it with clean fingers please.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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