What is the easiest way to remove a contact lens?

What do you do if you can’t get your contact out?

If you can see a contact lens in your eye but can’t remove it, don’t try to pull the lens off. Instead, first put a few drops of saline solution or lubricating eye drops into your eye. Wash your hands before trying to slide or gently pinch the contact out of your eye.

Why are my contacts hard to get out?

If you have slept in your lenses or aren’t taking good care of them, the contacts are prone to drying out, leaving the lens stuck to your eyeball. If you fall asleep in your lenses, avoid pulling the lens out right away. Drink a bit of water, rehydrate yourself and let your eye gain a bit of moisture.

Can you sleep with a contact stuck in your eye?

Sleeping in contact lenses is dangerous because it drastically increases your risk of eye infection. … If you do fall asleep with them in, remove them as soon as you can, and let your eye recover for a day before wearing lenses again. Practice good contact lens hygiene to protect yourself from infection.

How do you get a broken contact lens out of your eye?

Try and blink to move the pieces of contact lens to the corner of your eye. Gently massage the lower and upper eyelids until you feel the pieces have come loose. After you massage your eyelid, carefully lift your eyelid and remove the lens fragments that are attached.

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