Hello and thanks for your question.
If this is something that does not go back down, then you have two options:
1. Wait until you can see an eye doctor OR
2. You can try to cut it and pull it out. To do this you would need to rotate the tube until you find the knot, snip the tube with scissors right at the knot and then make sure you have a handle on both ends to pull out. (it is just a loop of silicone that's threaded through your tear duct that goes down into your nose and back out the other eyelid).
If you think you can get to see an eye doctor tomorrow then I would wait, or wait as long as you can, but if this is absolutely driving you nuts and hurting your eye then I would proceed with option #2.
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