Contact lens stuck in eye is not something serious. It
is a general problem which occurs in almost every contact lens wearer.
Such a contact lens can be a colored contact lens, cosmetic contact
lens, custom contact lens or disposable contact lens. Even prescription
contact lenses like bifocal contact lens, toric lens, cataract lens, and
alike can get stuck in your eye. Basically, it is a frustrating
situation. If not handled properly, contact lens gone wary can be
dangerous at times. It is an uncomfortable situation which can be
dangerous if you get panicked.
To remove such a
lens requires patience on your part. Following the given steps, you can
safely remove contact lens stuck in the eye:
A) First of all, do
not panic, take a deep breath and clean hands and face if possible.
B) The next thing is to take care of your affected eyes with lots of saline
solution. This way, you can relieve the uneasiness in your eyes.
C) Thirdly, if you wear soflens, close your eyes for a couple of minutes
for the lens to reappear. For hard contact lens wearers, allow for the
lens to dry out so that the lens may come out easily.
D) The other
way is to lower your eyelid with your index finger and try to remove
contact lens in the usual fashion i.e. with the tip of a finger. While
removing your lens, have patience and try to look up. If you are in
excruciating pain, you can instill anaesthesia.
This way, you can
easily remove contact lens stuck in the eye. For removing a hard contact
lens, you can use a plunger. To remove soft contact lens, you just have
to keep lubricating your eye. Still have difficulty in removing it, it
is better, you contact your ophthalmologist immediately.