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#4499000 - 08/26/17 09:45 PM Broken Eyelash
Merkava_4 Offline


Registered: 01/30/07
Posts: 17501
Loc: Clovis, CA
How long does a broken eyelash stay in the eye ? I'm getting tired of it--it's been in my eye since Thursday. Flushing the eye with saline solution eye wash has so far been no help other than temporary relief.

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#4499001 - 08/26/17 09:49 PM Re: Broken Eyelash [Re: Merkava_4]
michaelluscher Offline


Registered: 10/07/12
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My luck with eye problems has taught me one thing

If it's been bothering you long enough to be concerning, you need an eye doctor ASAP
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#4499013 - 08/26/17 10:16 PM Re: Broken Eyelash [Re: Merkava_4]
KD0AXS Offline


Registered: 11/13/12
Posts: 2434
Loc: Nowthen, MN
Can you actually see that it's still in your eye? You could have scratched your eye, it will feel like it's still there even though it isn't.

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#4499014 - 08/26/17 10:16 PM Re: Broken Eyelash [Re: Merkava_4]
ecotourist Offline


Registered: 07/09/08
Posts: 1039
Loc: British Columbia, Canada
I'm curious why you'd think you have a broken eyelash stuck under an eyelid.

I suppose you could have a loose eyelash stuck under an eyelid (upper or lower). Or a foreign body (like a bit of grit or a metal splinter). Easy enough for a doctor to get out. Necessary too.

In a recently reported case someone had several contact lenses stuck under their upper eyelid. You haven't lost a contact lens have you?

Or you may have simply scratched your cornea - though that generally heals in 24 - 48 hours.

It's time to see a doctor. In Canada you'd go to an emergency department or a minor emergency practice.
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#4499018 - 08/26/17 10:20 PM Re: Broken Eyelash [Re: KD0AXS]
Kuato Offline


Registered: 10/23/05
Posts: 7094
Loc: Colorado
Usually your eye will flush it out overnight....if not, then this:


Originally Posted By: KD0AXS
Can you actually see that it's still in your eye? You could have scratched your eye, it will feel like it's still there even though it isn't.


+1....leave it alone for a day or two.
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#4499032 - 08/26/17 11:01 PM Re: Broken Eyelash [Re: Merkava_4]
maximus Offline


Registered: 01/24/08
Posts: 723
Loc: TX
Happens to me all the time. I've become pretty good at removing them with a clean finger tip. Try at your own risk. DO NOT touch the cornea!

I've got into the habit of gently tugging my eyelashes to remove "dead" ones before they end up on my eyeballs.
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#4499045 - 08/26/17 11:17 PM Re: Broken Eyelash [Re: Merkava_4]
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Hold your eye open under the flowing shower head. That will wash it out.
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#4499081 - 08/27/17 12:38 AM Re: Broken Eyelash [Re: Merkava_4]
silverrat Offline


Registered: 01/09/09
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Loc: Ontario
Maybe you have a stye. Soon your eye will swell up and you'll see discharge and have pink eye. Good luck!
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#4499116 - 08/27/17 02:47 AM Re: Broken Eyelash [Re: Merkava_4]
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Registered: 03/30/14
Posts: 2884
Loc: NJ
I have eye issues. Go see a Dr. Don't mess around with your eyes.

When I visit the eye Dr, the interns and college students say "holy sh..., oh, I'm sorry. Wow, that's a miracle. "

My Dr, says, you hit the jackpot, most people go blind in one eye with what you suffered.

I'm grateful every day my left eye is ok. Not 100%, but ok.

Not that anything my Dr did helped me...

In all honesty, I wish you lived closer to me. I'd help you out big time.


Edited by Leo99 (08/27/17 02:55 AM)
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#4499118 - 08/27/17 03:26 AM Re: Broken Eyelash [Re: Leo99]
Merkava_4 Offline


Registered: 01/30/07
Posts: 17501
Loc: Clovis, CA
Went to the Fresno VA. They said my eye is fine; they can't find anything in there. shrug

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#4499204 - 08/27/17 08:02 AM Re: Broken Eyelash [Re: Merkava_4]
Brybo86 Offline


Registered: 10/08/11
Posts: 2913
Loc: Chicago, IL
Put a few drops of eye lube in there, preferably 10w40...
But really mb visine


Edited by Brybo86 (08/27/17 08:03 AM)
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#4499231 - 08/27/17 08:37 AM Re: Broken Eyelash [Re: Merkava_4]
spasm3 Offline


Registered: 05/30/10
Posts: 8445
Loc: North Carolina
Could be a swollen tear duct. That can feel like something is in there.
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#4499245 - 08/27/17 08:53 AM Re: Broken Eyelash [Re: maximus]
Mr Nice Offline


Registered: 09/12/04
Posts: 20931
Loc: Orlando, FL
Originally Posted By: maximus
Happens to me all the time. I've become pretty good at removing them with a clean finger tip. Try at your own risk. DO NOT touch the cornea!

I've got into the habit of gently tugging my eyelashes to remove "dead" ones before they end up on my eyeballs.


I also have a habit of removing them while taking a shower.

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#4499363 - 08/27/17 11:01 AM Re: Broken Eyelash [Re: Merkava_4]
yeti Offline


Registered: 10/31/05
Posts: 1161
Loc: windsor, ontario, canada.
merk -- I thought that you were talking about one of the eyelashes that you have over the headlights on your car. my bad.
keep 'em coming, merk.
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#4499669 - 08/27/17 06:20 PM Re: Broken Eyelash [Re: Brybo86]
Errtt Offline


Registered: 11/14/10
Posts: 2799
Loc: California
Originally Posted By: Brybo86
Put a few drops of eye lube in there, preferably 10w40...
But really mb visine
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lol grin
Guess that's better than a couple cans of brake cleaner.

I'll rub it until my eyeball gets raw, then try flushing with water. Last resort is Dr. Dinger (wife) will go at it and she'll dig in and get it out. Sometimes when she is done I fell like the eyeball is gone. She will pin me down, then gets serious, flashlight hanging out of her mouth and both hands working a variety of tools. Gets to hurt'n bad but she gets it one way or another.

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