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I have redness in one of my eyes on the sclera but only on the right side, with two white dots on the edge of the cornea. No blurred vision or vision loss but it does get a little irritated. It was red for the past week and a half.
I just started a contact trial but I’m worried that they have given me the wrong ones
Is it possible to get dual prescription lenses for sunglasses? Sorry if this is a illogical question but is practically possible to get prescription lenses for your sunglasses which also double up as normal “non-prescription” lenses so that you can wear them whilst your wearing contact lenses too? Is there any such technology so that such lenses can be fitted so they are suitable for wear with contacts on and when you are not wearing contacts?
I have recently got a pair off glasses in the last three months an I’m getting a lot of headIaches as if the if they aren’t right for my eyes, and they now have a scratch on the lens which I’m not sure how it got there as it right in the centre although I am I’m very careful with them. I was wondering because it was in the first year of getting them if I would have to pay for them to be checked again or just to have a new lens? An if so how much it would be?
I am shortsighted in both eyes, it is slightly worse in my left. I am currently having difficulty focusing on things between a distance of about 30cm-8m with my right eye, so for example text appears unclear but in my left eye it is clear. However any further than this distance and both eyes seem to be as clear as each other, if anything the right eye is clearer. Any ideas what this could be? The problem seems to be slightly worse in contacts.
Since last night I have had an increasing sensation of pressure behind my right eye. It feels worse when I look towards the left – almost like a tugging sensation! I am slightly concerned as in the last couple of hours it has gotten worse and my eye now hurts.
My eyelid was stuck to my eyeball this morning when I opened my eye, the pain was terrible it feels like I have scratched my eye. I am on metformin for type 2 diabetes this is happening regular I have tried eye drops for dry eyes and the cream but it doesn’t seem to be helping.
For the past two weeks I have suffered from excessive tear production from my right eye, I at first thought this could be an allergy but it seems to be getting worse despite using antihistamines.
I recently started using focus dailies from Specsavers, I did request an upgrade to better quality but due to my records not being updated I was only able to order the lower quality trial lens through Specsavers internet. The issue I have is in the last few weeks I have had four contact lens split in my eye, usually in two sections but the last time was into three sections.
Can I use GenTeal eye drops whilst wearing contact lenses
or have I to remove them to use it?