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How to get something out of your eye

tbrown683 months ago
How do you do step 3 ?
Addy7718 months ago
Thanks a bunch! The upper eyelid thing worked like a charm.
dlfamily9 months ago
"Pull your upper eyelid over the lower one and roll your eye upwards" This worked for me after trying to flush before i went to bed... gave up, when i woke up it was still there tried flushing it out some more no luck, finally found this article, THANK YOU THANK YOU, saved from misery.
Al32010 months ago
So is that all? Does that alone remove it, or do you still have to get the particle out of your eye once it has moved from being hidden in your upper eye-lid, to a viewable area? And what is the best way to do this?
jemcmiller11 months ago
I've had something in my eye since yesterday! I went to bed early because I couldn't take it anymore. I hoped sleep would do the trick. Nope, Still there! I was desperate to get it out and not have to go to the Dr. I did a search and your advice was first to come up. I tried tip #3 a couple times to no avail, but I kept trying. It worked. So thankful!
khyndman1 year ago
Thank you soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo much! I was getting so scared I was going to have "sand" in my eye forever
mahtabmd1 year ago
Hi , Thanks a lot for your help.. I was feeling irritated with something stuck under my upper eyelid. I am relieved using the step-3 . i just want to thank you from bottom of my heart....

Thanks and Regards,
Mahtab Md.
htruelson1 year ago
OMG!!! I have no words to say how much I can thank you for Step 3! I have had this IRRITATING pain for about nearly 2 days and i thought i had my eye scratched, I tryed all kinds of techniques with flushing out water or blink hard and finally you helped me in 1 MINUTE! Thank you so much for making my day ever so brighter.
Jomack071 year ago
Amazing!!!! I just had to wake my husband up in the middle of the night to go to the store to get some eyedrops for me. I couldn't even close my eyes it hurt so bad. Tried this step while he was gone and it worked. OMG thank you soooo much!!!! Now I can go back on the boat tomorrow for some holiday weekend fun! :)
XLorigonzX1 year ago
Thank you!!!!!! I was riding my bike in a gravel trail and got a teeny yiny rock sick in my eye for over an hour. I was contemplating going to the ER since my eyes started swelling a bit and randomly twitching. I came across your guide and it worked like a charm! I appreciate it greatly!!!!!!!!!
triafgg1 year ago
Step 3 Saved me from a visit to A&E, and a miserable evening, thank you so much. I had tried pulling the top eyelid over but it didn't work until I tried it with rolling up the eye and the big blink. Superb.
shannonlove2 years ago
This step worked for me. A gust of wind blew several intact oak stamina right into my one good eye. Just lifted my specs for a second. A rather agonizing 15 minutes stumbling around largely blinded.

I tried flush and everything else but I couldn't remember the eye rotation. Fortunately, I could type by touch and read enough to get here

Back in the stone age when I was in the Scouts we memorized steps to clear our eyes. I thought I'd never forget them. Apparently I did. 
stormeye2 years ago
Step 3 did the trick - made my evening so much nicer. Thank you!
Riding my scooter to work tonight and in spite a visor and windscreen on my bike... something got in my eye. Have spent the last 5 hours attempting to get it out and and was sure my eye must be scratched. I had already tried the upper eye-lid over bottom without success. thank goodness for your instructable! Rolling the eye upward is the trick while holding the upper eyelid over the bottom. Thank You!
Rusty12152 years ago
I had already tried putting upper lid over bottom lid and it didn't work. When I tried your method with rolling the eye upward while doing that, IT WORKED!! Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you!!!
showard52 years ago
Thank you so so so much! I was starting to wonder if I had scratched my cornea because whatever it was I could not find it! Tried the pulling my top lid over my bottom one trick and it worked after 2 tries! *hugs* You saved Thanksgiving!
Lithium Rain (author)  showard52 years ago
You're welcome! I'm glad this was helpful! :) *returns hugs*
pwhalin2 years ago
THANK YOU SO MUCH! I HAVE TRIED SO MANY THINGS FOR ABOUT AN HOUR AND A HALF! STEP 3 WORKED!!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
pkhare32 years ago
This method worked after 30 minutes. Back to making my shelf.
Oh... so i dont have pink eye! YAY! thanks to this method i am no longer a unhappy person and i can FINALLY play Modern Warfare 3 without blinking!!! THANKS!
eberkowitz2 years ago
It worked! Thank you so much!!! Now I can go on with my day. :)
MsFusspot2 years ago
I did not expect the pulling-the-top-eyelid-over-the- bottom -one- and- rolling- the- eye -back thing to work for one minute. But it did. In fact all the other websites had convinced me I had a mildly scratched cornea even tho I was sure something was still in my eye (despite having rinsed it several times and not being able to see any 'particles' in it) so I thought I would have to put up with the horrid scratchy feeling for a day or two and it was extremely irritating and unwelcome ...THANK YOU VERY MUCH for instantly and improbably restoring my wellbeing. xxx
olemonjello2 years ago
THANK YOU SO MUCH... now back to the ceiling tiles
dpiper32 years ago
You sir are an absolute genius, tried everything else and nothing shifted it. Did the eye ball roll lid trick once and perfect! Life saver :D!!!
jwhite242 years ago
Oh my goodness, thank you! I've had something in my eye for over 12 hours and nothing has worked. It even stayed while I slept.
Lithium Rain (author)  jwhite242 years ago
You're welcome! I'm really glad this helped you.
number10s2 years ago
I cant even explane how grateful i am to you thank you sooo much and god bless u
Lithium Rain (author)  number10s2 years ago
Awwww, thanks. :)
kventura2 years ago
holy cow, this advice should not be free it works so well the first time. thanks
Lithium Rain (author)  kventura2 years ago
:D I'm glad it helped!
eglove2 years ago
Thank you so much!!!! I had a miserable day and looked online as a last resort!
I'm so grateful :)
Lithium Rain (author)  eglove2 years ago
You're very welcome! I'm glad it helped you.
lun0s2 years ago
Jumping on this train! This worked for me the first time, had something in my eye for like 12 hours(including sleep time). Than you SO much
Lithium Rain (author)  lun0s2 years ago
You're welcome! Thanks for taking the time to mention how much this has helped you! :)
jcooper32 years ago
WOW amazing!!! I was almost to the point of going to a doctor b/c i could get whatever was in my eye out. I tried all previous steps and none of it worked but this step work the very 1st time!!! Thanks so much!!!
Lithium Rain (author)  jcooper32 years ago
Yay! You're welcome!
THANK YOU tremendously! this step was like magic, i thought i was going insane there for an hour or so.
Lithium Rain (author)  RelievedatLast7073 years ago
Yay! I'm so glad it helped you!
This is an awesome instructable! I was putting up a sliding door in my house when a little piece of Sheetrock fell into my eye (I was even wearing safety glasses to prevent this!) I used your roll the eye method while holding the upper lid down and it work! Thank you very much! Keep up with the good work!!
Lithium Rain (author)  Instructadude50003 years ago
Thank you - I'm so glad it helped! You're very welcome. :)
moocowman893 years ago
THIS ONE WORKED!!!!! I had a rock in my eye for over an hour, and first try...its gone!
Lithium Rain (author)  moocowman893 years ago
A rock? Ouch. >_< I'm so happy this worked for you - thanks for letting me know! :)
Wow, I had something stuck for awhile and I couldn't sleep. I was getting so desperate I didn't know what to do. I finally went online thinking trying this would be hopeless but it worked. The roll your eye method saved me. Thank you vary much.
Lithium Rain (author)  blackkat70733 years ago
You're very welcome! Glad your eye is better! :)
AHHH!!! This totally helped instantly, after trying for 30 minutes to get something out!! I love you man-god!!! :)))
I'm so glad it helped you! Thanks for telling me! :D
Thanks again! Because during class the other day, I got something in my eye, did this trick in a few seconds and it was gone! :D
Lithium Rain (author)  Nightmare Duckie4 years ago
:D:D:D I'm glad it continues to bring joy and happiness to your life. ;D
New Years and I just flipped up  a blanket over me and something big (in comparison to say... an eyelash or the normal things that get in your eye) found it's way into my eye. I tried blinking and flushing my eye for a long time in alot of pain and decided to search google. This Instructable came up and right when i got to this step, problem solved! All I can say is THANK YOU!!! I'll definitely be using this in the future! YOU ROCK! :D 
Lithium Rain (author)  Nightmare Duckie4 years ago
That is totally awesome! I'm so glad it helped. Thanks for telling me! :D
bular4 years ago
I have been attempting to get something out of my eye for the past 3 hours, and THIS STEP just fixed it.  You are my hero, forever and ever and ever.  I love you.
Lithium Rain (author)  bular4 years ago
Man, that totally makes my day! I'm so glad it helped. :D
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