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 When will i be able to talk to my computor and tell it what to do?
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 Major vision problem - I need some serious advice (it's long)?
I am 28 yr old female, and nearsighted. Since December 2007 I've been progressively developing small blind areas in both of my eyes. The spots are small and isolated, scattered around random ...


 I can't help that i'm staring into space!?
Recently, i feel that whenever im tired, i start staring into space / or an area. It's quite hard to stop it. I can withdraw from staring and then be at it again a second later. What's ...


 Is my eye sight worse than my b/f's?
My prescription is
Right: -2.25SPH +2.00CYL 92.5AXIS
Left: -2.00SPH +1.75 CYL 85.0AXIS

My b/f's is:
Right: -1.50SPH -1.00CYL 60.00AXIS
Left: -...


 Im getting contacts, are they hard to put in and get used to?
I it normal for your eye to close as soon as your finger comes to the eyeball?...


 Contacts or glasses?
I found out that I have to wear glasses all the time from now on, which I really don't want to. So I'm wondering which are better, contacts or glasses for a girl in high school? And what...


 Is it safe to use soft contact lens while cooking in electric stove?
Due to heat is there any chances of burning of the lens ?...


 I want to find a price breakdown for prescription seeing glasses....?
I need them to see distance.
I want anti-glare
I want light-weight lenses.

HOW MUCH DOES EACH OF THESE FEATURES COST?
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How about a rough, HONEST ...


 If you're mildly farsighted, how often do you wear your glasses?
I am 18 years old and went to the optometrist for floaters and headaches. She told me I was midly farsighted and prescribed me glasses she said "for reading" but I could "wear them ...


 What s wrong wot my eyes?
They are always dry! they tend to hurt but then my right eye will just water so much i can never wear makeup or do anything to it becuase of how much it waters but other times they ill be so dry it ...


 Is there a way you can change your eye color?
You know, without getting colored contacts.
Thank you!...


 Do I really need glasses? (+.25 prescription)?
Hi there. I am 33 years old and have never had glasses or contacts. I had an eye exam today because I feel like when I read or stare at the computer for too long my eyes get tired and start to blur. M...


 Bubble in my vision.?
I see a bubble in my vision which follows my eye movements.

What is it?

And is there any way to get rid of it?
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What I need my eyes testing '...


 Is sleeping in disposable contact lenses bad?
ok i sleep in my contacts sometimes and people tell me its bad for me eyes..any know if it really is or not....


 Computers and eyesight?
does looking at my laptop screen 6-8 hours a day effect my eyesight? I started traveling and usinga computer 6-8 hours a day about 3-4 years ago and now my eye sight is worse and Ihave seen a big ...


 Getting rid of dry red eyes?
i wake up every morning and my left eye is always red. i went to so many eye doctors and they just tell me its because it is dry and then finally one told me that i had an ulcer in my eye and there ...


 Natural cure for myopia (near-sightedness)?
I've read somewhere that regular, deep relaxation for your eyes can gradually correct vision; is this true? Are there other methods? Thanks....


 I have astigmatism but got regular contacts?
Is that okay? I'm just a little nervous.....


 Why do my contact lenses keep slipping?
I have been wearing contacts for a week and have not had any problems, except when i tried to put one in just now, it kep slipping and wouldn't stay in position like it normally does. Plus it ...


 Will this product repair scratched eye glasses?
I saw a product advertised that claims to repair scratched eye glasses. It appeared to be a swab dipped in liquid. Does anyone know if this is effective?...



kristin:D
What can i put my contacts in besides saline solution?
i really need to take my contacts out; i've had them in for four days, but i don't have any saline solution left..can i put them in water or something?
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um, what's distilled water?
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RoVale
If you do store them in water, don't put them on right away. Soak them in a saline solution for several hours. That's because putting contacts on that have been soaking in water will literally become glued to your eyes and it's very uncomfortable.


blinky42
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If I run out of saline solution, then I will temporarily put them in tap water until I can get to the store and buy fresh saline. Just remember though to let them soak in saline again for about 30 minutes before reapplying. Never put them in with water. It is very uncomfortable.


(future)Dr. Jake
distilled water.. but not for too long.


vcadena02
I suppose you cant get to any solution. Well water will work... it will just feel funny when you put them back in. Yeah you do need to take them out before you get an infection.
Um, put them in water and right when you wake up wash them off and put them back it.You need to be care-ful they dont dry out.


Footprintz
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First of all, saline solution is meant just for rinsing, it has no properties to clean or disinfect your lenses.

If you are really stuck, boil some water,preferably bottled water, let it cool, then put your lenses into small, covered containers.

Then, don't wear them again until they have soaked at least 6 hours in a multi purpose solution to kill any bacteria from the water that your lenses have soaked up.

You can get some very nasty, serious infections from tap water microbes in your lenses.

Soaking the lenses for 30 minutes in saline after being in water, does not do any good at all...saline won't kill any bacteria.
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EDIT....

You were told wrong....or you understood wrong...saline is just for rinsing, not for cleaning or disinfecting, or storage of your lenses.

You need a multi purpose solution such as Opti Free, or Renu..that is what will clean and disinfect your lenses....and that is what they have to be stored in...not saline.


eyegirl
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First and foremost, I don't mean to "preach" at you but if you are going to wear contact lenses you need to reasses if you are responsible enough to continue wearing them. You are not valuing your dependency on your eyes or the possibility of severe infections that can occur with contact lens overwear and mismanagment.

Your best plan is to disgard the current pair of contact lenses you are wearing and replace with a new pair once you have purchased contact lens multipurpose solution.
It is not ok to use any water and here's the reason to NEVER use tap water. Below is some information about Acanthamoeba infections and keep in mind this is one of the hardest infections to treat and often leads to a corneal transplant. It is in the best interest of your eye health for you to throw away that pair of contact lenses.

Please look at the photo link and read the text below:


http://galery.eyenews.ru/corn/cor_09/cr-09-03.jpg

"Acanthamoeba keratitis is becoming more prevalent amongst people who wear contact lenses, especially soft lenses. Acanthamoeba keratitis is an infection of the cornea caused by a minuscule water-borne ameba. People who are diagnosed with acanthamoeba keratitis frequently suffer corneal ulcerations, which can eventually lead to severe vision loss and blindness.

The organisms that trigger the infection can be found in most environments including domestic tap water, chlorinated swimming pools, hot tubs and bottled water. People’s nasal passages can also contain these organisms.

Risk factors for infection in contact lens wearers are:

Use of tap water during lens care (to rinse lenses or the storage case)
Wearing lenses while swimming (without goggles), showering or in hot tubs
Use of ineffective lens care solutions Failure to follow lens care instructions "


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