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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can ihelp you?
User :   hello
User :  
I have an eye problem. My eye feels like it has something in it about every 3 days. My contact will not move right in my eye, like my eye is dry. When I take my contact out if feels like I have something there. When the contact is in my eye it doesnt hurt. Also, my eyes have been crusting over at night. Any ideas
Doctor :   this is since when?
User :  
If i take my contact out for a half hour or so Its fine. started about a month ago
User :  
just my left eye but both eyes will crust over
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
try changing the contact lens
User :  
did that
User :  
no better
Doctor :   it is because of dry eye
User :  
User :  
ok...what do i need. I've been putting in eye drops..dont help

Doctor :   artificial tears
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