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I left my contact lenses in too long and now my eye is so irritated

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I left my contact lenses in too long and now my eye is so irritated and red that it hurts to try and remove it, i know that I can't sleep with it in, what should I do to try and get them out?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. James replied 7 years ago.
How many hours have you had that particular contact lens in your eyes? Have you just woken up from a nap with them on?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Well when I first started trying to take them out it had been around 6 hours, now it has been about 12. I have not been able to go to sleep yet.
Expert:  Dr. James replied 7 years ago.
Have you been able to take the contact lenses out yet? Do you still have eye redness, pain?