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Q. My eyes are paining as I slept with contact lenses. What to do?

Answered by
Dr. Anand Yattinamani
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Mar 05, 2017 and last reviewed on: Jun 11, 2021

Hi doctor,

I am using contact lenses daily. But yesterday, I slept with it in my eyes. When I woke up, my eyes were red and itching. It is painful, and water is coming out continuously from my eyes. Please help.

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  • Immediately remove contact lenses and start using antibiotic eye drops and artificial tear substitutes frequently.
  • You can send pictures of your eyes and old records for better assessment and management.

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