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I have been using GP Lenses for more than 20 years to correct my high myopia. Lately, I am not able to use them as my right eye turns very red and burns, however, this is not the case in my left eye. I am not very conformable using my glasses. Is it a good idea changing to soft lenses? What is the remedy for this?
I regularly get woken in the night by dry eyes that I find hard to open at first until they become lubricated. Sometimes they are sore. What is the cause of this and how can I prevent it? I did wonder if it had anything to do with the menopause as I am that age.
I have a chalazion on my lower eyelid and I was wondering whether it was ok to wear contact lenses with this? I wear monthly lenses – a pharmacist said it might be better to switch to daily disposable lenses to avoid infection, however I’ve also read that you should stop wearing contacts if you have a cyst. At the moment I’m wearing my glasses however much prefer contact lenses.
I am 25 years old. My right eye prescription is -1 and left eye -2.25. I have a squint in my left eye only 10%. My left eye turns outward whenever I feel tired after reading and computer work otherwise generally I see straight. When I was a child the squint was around 50% but as I have grown up it reduced by around 10%. But nowadays I am feeling stress on my eye and headache as well as pain on my muscles.
My question is should I go for eye surgery for complete correction of the squint or can it be cured by injection by tightening the muscles.
One week back I fell down and my right eye was hit strongly. After that I found some lights moving from right side corner to left side and went back to right side corner. It is occurring frequently day by day, it is increasing, is it a serious problem?
When I am staring at something in a dim light, I can start to see a big black object in the middle of my vision. It is more pronounced when I have an eye closed, and becomes more visible the longer I stare. It looks like a black mass sort of in the shape of an eye, with small tentacles completely surrounding it. The tentacles writhe constantly. I can reproduce this effect now any time there is dim light.
I had surgery in my nose just over a week ago, and for about three to four days I have been having pain in my right eye. It is mainly when I move it but it is also present when the eye is still. What could this be?
I have recently been told I have mixed astigmatism and as my left eye is my dominate eye which has really good vision so much that there isn’t a contact that would be right for my eye. I am happy that my vision is good but the mixed astigmatism really makes my eyes tire easily which affects my life a lot as throughout the day my eyes feel over worked and strained making it hard to think clearly.
What prescription do you need to be to be “highly myopic”? What does it mean to be highly myopic? Can being highly myopic lead to vision problems in the future? I am 20 years old and my prescription is -8.5 and -8.75. I do worry at times that something may happen to my vision like blindness, but my eyes are healthy, like I have no retinal or cornea problems. Can something still happen in the future to my eyes even though they are healthy now? What age would I need to be if anything did happen?
I use monthly easyvision uvicia toric silicone hydrogel lenses. I’m just wondering are these safe to sleep in? I’ve heard mixed reports but before I try anything in full I just want to clarify it.