Can eyelash extension glue cause blindness?

Eyelash glue can damage your eyes. If the glue comes into contact with the eyes, it can scratch the cornea and cause possible scarring. The vapors of certain glues can also cause burning and itching in the eyes. Allergic reactions may occur in or around the eye.

These reactions have symptoms similar to those of bacterial and fungal infections, and you shouldn't ignore them. The glue that was used to glue his false eyelashes allegedly fell on his eyes during the procedure, causing him to be blind. The media has created a frenzy over long, thick and dark eyelashes, and many public figures were the first to adopt this trend. It may seem like a harmless way to accentuate the eyes, but the techniques behind extensions and dyeing can cause infections or allergic reactions that can affect vision.

During the procedure, each extension is applied individually to the lash line and is “filled in” once the natural eyelash falls out (usually within a few weeks), taking the extension with you. Eyelash ornaments, such as attaching small glass beads or crystals to the eyelashes or, more importantly, attaching small charms to the cables that are placed on the eyelids, pose the same risks as eyelash extensions, not to mention an additional hazard. Temporary eyelashes are placed above natural lashes, while semi-permanent lashes adhere to the natural eyelashes of the eye. If you are thinking about applying false eyelashes and you know that you have allergic reactions to one or more of these ingredients, read the ingredients in the eyelash glue carefully and let the makeup artist know.

The easiest way to prevent the risk of eye infection or irritation is to simply avoid putting on eyelash extensions. The FDA has an extensive list of safety tips for beauty treatments, including eyelash extensions, mascara, eye shadow, and other cosmetics. A similar experience occurred to a woman in Thailand, where an underground beautician used SUPERGLUE to apply women's eyelash extensions. To avoid the dangers of eyelash glue, doctors recommend that you get your eyelashes fixed by a professional salon that uses reputable eyelash glue, an often expensive service, or that you completely remove extensions.

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