How to Remove a STUCK Contact Lens from the Eye

Learn how to remove contact lenses stuck on your eye! Whether your contact lens is stuck on the eye or the contact is stuck under the eyelid, this guide will help you out. New to contact lenses? Check out the full playlist for beginners👉

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NOTE: It is best to have short fingernails as it will make the removal process easier. Long fingernails puts you at higher risk of a corneal abrasion.

How to Remove Contacts when the lens is stuck (Step by step)
IF you’re freaking out, take a rest and relax.
Wash and Dry your hands (very dry hands work best)
2. Control your eyelids with your fingers
3. Pinch the contact lens with fingers as shown (don’t touch your eye)
4. Remove the lens
5. Clean the lens if needed or throw away
TIP: If needed, insert a drop of artificial tears (best if made for contact lenses) or multipurpose contact lens disinfecting solution to rewet the lens on the eye.

What to do when contact lens stuck under upper eyelid
1. Wash and Dry your hands (very dry hands work best)
2. Look down and toward your nose
3. Gently push on your eyelid and move the lens downward toward the eyelid opening
4. Pinch the contact lens or let it fall out while you blink.
5. Clean the lens if needed or throw away

IMPORTANT: If you ever have a red eye, a painful eye, you think you scratched your eye or experiencing vision loss related to your contacts…REMOVE THE LENSES and call your local eye doctor ASAP.

⚡ Check out this Guide on How to Clean Your Contacts

⚡ Here are the Rewetting drops for contact lenses we like to use


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About This Video:
Having trouble removing contact lenses? Is your contact stuck behind your eye? Well then this contact lenses video is for you. Here Joseph Allen, OD, FAAO from Doctor Eye Health shows how to take out soft contact lenses. Contact lenses are great at improving vision but can also make your eyes uncomfortable and puts them at risk of infection, so knowing how to take contact lenses out is very important. People are often afraid of the contacts sliding under their eyelids, so this video will review how to take off contacts that get stuck in the eye. If you continue to have trouble taking out contacts be sure to contact your local eye doctor right away.

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