Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
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Hair ON the eyeball
I'm having trouble with all the hair on Lucy's face. It's long enough that it's not poking her in the eye, it's actaully laying on her eyeball.
She is getting better about our morning routine of washing her face and her letting me wash/comb the goobers that have accumulated. The hair I'm having trouble with isn't causing goobers, it's actually laying on her eyeball.
I try to put it up in a topknot to keep it away from her eyes, but she hates the process and sometimes we're not too successful and part of it's up and part of it's still down. Sometimes I just give up and it's all down.
I check her eyes all the time and everytime I do, I find hair on her eyeball. I have been closing her eye to move the hair and then trying to find the source of entry by going around the rim very carefully. I am so afraid of scratching her cornea.
How should I be handling this? (Keep in mind too that she's a wiggling, mouth-wide-open, little moster when I'm trying to do this.)
Should I consider trimming her face/bangs? I really don't want to do this. I keep thinking her hair will finally get long enough to lay back (BACK, BACK, BACK, go back hair!)