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Q. My eyes become reddish and watery when exposed to bright light. Is it due to contact lens?

Answered by
Dr. Vaibhev Mittal
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Oct 02, 2017

Hi doctor,

I am wearing contact lenses of -2.5 on both eyes. Since last week, whenever I get exposed to bright light (both indoor and outdoor), my eyelids get closed, and it is hard to get it open for a while, which makes eyes more reddish and watery. I have not consulted any doctor, but I have been using ayurveda eye drops. I would request you to please guide me for a good treatment. If anything can be done at home, it will be more useful. Thanks.

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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

  • This could be dryness associated with contact lens use. I suggest you try doing the following:
  1. Kindly use contact lens for a specific duration (8 hours a day).
  2. Cold compresses.
  3. Use lubricating eye drops frequently, like Systane Ultra.

I hope this will help you. Regards.

For more information consult an eye care ophthalmologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/eye-care-ophthalmologist


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