Safely Removing Your Stuck Contact Lenses

Purchasing a contacts lens plunger can prove to be useful if you happen to wear hard contact lenses and they get stuck and you need assistance removing them. One contact lens plunger that is effective is the DMV original plunger for hard contacts. It will help you remove hard contact lenses quickly and easily. To use it, just moisten the plunger’s cup and carefully place in on top of the contact lens to remove it. The suction cup will attach itself to the hard contact lens so that you will be able to remove it from your eye safely and easily.

In most cases, a stuck lens is generally difficult to remove if you’re unable to grip it with your fingers which will only get more difficult to do as your eyes start tearing up. Also, keep in mind that attempting to remove the lens with your fingers when it is stuck can cause damage to either your eye, the lens, or both. Using a lens plunger will be a valuable resource for you if you run into this problem.

However, the lens plunger is only for use with hard contact lenses, it will not work with soft contacts.

Soft contact lenses are easier to remove due to their malleability and you can usually remove them by using your fingers without harming your eye or doing any damage to the lens itself. However, it may be necessary to use your other hand to pull and hold your eyelid away from your eye to prevent your lid from closing as your eye becomes more irritated.

The best approach to contact lenses removal is to make sure your eyes are lubricated to make the removal process easier. Usually a stuck lens occurs after the lenses have been worn for a extended period of time and the eyes have dried out as a result. By adding drops to your eyes you can ease your discomfort and be able to manage the situation better.

One thing that can make matters worse is if you are worried about the lens going behind your eye. You’ll prevent injury to yourself and damaging your eyes if you remain calm.

You don’t have to worry about the lens ending up behind your eye, because it can’t happen.

If you are experiencing a great deal of discomfort and have difficulty removing the contact lens, try adding eye drops to your eyes until you are with a professional that can help you. Even if you have to wait until the next day and have to keep the lens in overnight, don’t worry, your eyes will be okay. If you want to keep your lens from drying out remember to keep them well lubricated.

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