Frequently Asked Questions
Can contact lenses get lost in my eye?ingenious<p">No, contact lenses can't get lost permanently behind your eyes, they might dislodge and cause damage. This situation might frighten anyone, but don't panic. If you aren't proactive about taking care of contacts, then you may be at higher risk of them getting stuck.
Can eye drops make me sleepy?ingeniousYes, you can feel sleepy if you are using prescription eye drops to treat eye infections. Some of the eye drops, like brimonidine, may make you drowsy. Your vision gets blurred for a few minutes after you put in the eye drops. So, avoid driving or operating machines until the medication's effect wears off.
Can I sleep with contact lenses?ingeniousA “BIG NO!” Sleeping with contact lenses is not safe. Sleeping with contacts increases your chance of corneal infection, according to specialists. Sleeping in your contacts on occasion or unintentionally can raise the risk of eye infection. Even researchers warn against sleeping in lenses designed for overnight or extended usage.
Can I use two types of eye drops together?ingeniousYes, you can use different types of eye drops to treat different problems like allergies, dry eyes, glaucoma, or other eye infections. But if you use multiple drops, then don’t put in two drops together. It is best not to mix the eye drops. Wait for at least 30 minutes before using the second drop.
Can multivitamins improve my eyesight?ingenious
Multivitamins fill the nutritional gap in our diet and help to prevent deficiencies. From research study, it clearly signifies that multivitamins improve most common eye conditions including, dry eyes, eye infection and others. They help in vision impairment and offer better vision.
Do multivitamins cause vision problems?ingenious
Yes, it may be possible in some conditions if the multivitamin consumption level is high. This situation can cause nausea and blurred vision. In long term use, it also affects your other body organs like softening the bone and liver issues. So, anything in excess always causes serious problems; it would be better to consume as per your body's tolerance level.
How can I stop my glasses from sliding down my nose?ingeniousSlipping down glasses from the bridge of the nose might be due to the frames being too wide or you have oily skin. You can keep your glasses on the bridge of your nose with eyeglass tools by tightening frames with screws or adjusting nose pads. If these things don’t work, then you might get a new frame for your eyeglasses.
How do I put in eye drops?ingeniousEye drops prevent your eye condition from getting worse. So use eye drops correctly. Use the following steps to put in eye drops:
- Tilt your head back and look up.
- Pull your lower eyelid away from the eyeball with one hand.
- Hold the eye drop bottle upside down just above the eye.
- Squeeze the eye drops into the eye as per prescription.
- Close your eyes for at least a minute and press your finger softly on the tear duct.
How long can I wear my contact lenses?ingenious
The lens-wearing time depends on the type of lens prescribed by your doctor. Most soft contact lenses are classified as daily, biweekly, or monthly disposable. The wear times are decided by the manufacturer, your contact lens box is the best place to learn about your unique wear time. In case you have vision issues like dry eyes or irritation, then ask your eye doctor how long you can wear.