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i am new to wearing contacts. when I put my lens in my left

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i am new to wearing contacts. when I put my lens in my left eye about an hour or two it becomes very irritated and it itches I have dailies by focus and I went to the eye doctor and he said nothing is wrong but I dont believe him. Can somebody please help me.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 1 year ago.

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Customer:

hi I have an itchy and irritated left eye from my contact lens . I am wearing focus dailies and i took them out . at what point should i go back to the doctor. \

Dr. Rick :

Focus daily are very good lenses. From what you have posted the itching may be due to an allergic issue with the preservatives in the saline solution.

Customer:

ok thanks.

Dr. Rick :

Also, the discomfort is NOT normal with these lenses and as such the fit may be off.

Dr. Rick :

I woud not wear them until you are re checked just to be safe

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

why is it only one eye and not the other. It is only my left eye and it has been a problem from the being. I went to the local pearle and he prescribed them I went back 3 hours later as they were bothering me and he said nothing is wrong with me and it might just be dry eyes. I have tried new contacts and it still happens. do you think I couod be getting pink eye or do you think it is an allergy still since it is only my left eye


 

Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 1 year ago.
That is a very good question and, even though I've seen problems in one eye when you think it would be in both thousands of time the answer is:

I really don't know :(

But it is common..

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