When Contacts Cause Bumps in the Eye

Giant papillary conjunctivitis is a common complication of contact lens wear.   This condition requires anti-inflammatory and/or anti-histamine eye drops.  Contact lens wear should be temporarily discontinued.  Daily disposable contact lenses are recommended. The inner eyelids usually return to normal appearance following the resolution of giant papillary conjunctivitis.  However, sometimes, there can be permanent, small, white,Continue reading “When Contacts Cause Bumps in the Eye”

Deposits in your eye

A concretion is a small, hard, yellow or white deposit which can form in the conjunctiva that lines the inside of your eyelids.  They can occur as a result of long-term inflammation, chronic irritation/allergies, and the normal aging process.   The cells in your conjunctiva begin to degenerate. As this happens, other materials fill theContinue reading “Deposits in your eye”

Crusties in the morning

When you have ocular allergies, symptoms can include: itching, tearing, discharge, burning, photophobia, red eye, and decreased vision.   Often, contact lens wear can worsen the condition, so a change in contact lens material or to daily disposables, is recommended.   Cold compresses, artificial tears, and steroid eye drops are also recommended.

When Contact Lenses Cause Bumps

Do you have itchy eyes and feel like there’s something in your eye?   Do your contact lenses move around on your eye?   Are your contact lenses uncomfortable?   You might have bumps on the inside of your eyelid.   These bumps represent inflammation, which can be caused by protein build-up on the contact lenses.   If you haveContinue reading “When Contact Lenses Cause Bumps”