Why do we have foreign body sensation when wear contact lens?
As contact lenses have become a daily necessity, foreign body sensation problems become more common.The causes of eye abrasion maybe large or small, but it is very annoying. For starters, a slight foreign body sensation is a normal reaction of the eyes to adjusts the lens, but if it feels like sand go inside, unusually dry and painful, maybe it is inflammation. How do you handle this?
First of all, it should be confirmed that there is a foreign body in the eye or not. Generally, dust particles or cotton batting in the air are easy to adhere to the lens, then causing obvious foreign object sensation. The longer the lens is used, the more likely it is to accumulate protein deposits, which will affect the comfort of wearing.You can take off the lens carefully examine, use the nursing solution to clean the lens before wearing.
Secondly, when the lens is broken, it will also cause foreign body sensation. Contact lens are thin and can be inadvertently broken during handling, scrubbing and wearing. If the lens accidentally falling on the ground and rough surface friction will easily be scratched.The epithelial cells of the eye are easily worn away if wear these kind of lens . it's best to throw them away and buy a new one.
Finally, don't force your eyes when they are in poor condition. Stay up late, tired, red bloodshot eyes, wearing contact lenses will feel very uncomfortable. However, in special periods such as allergies and colds, corneal edema will also make foreign body sensation more obvious, and contact lenses should be avoided as far as possible.
Rubbing your eyes when wearing contact lenses is a big deal, because not only are the bacteria on your hands susceptible to infection, but the lenses can also shatter in your eyes. It is suggested to remove the lens first and then carry out follow-up treatment. When necessary, they should stop wearing the lens and go to the hospital for regular treatment.