My eye protrudes forward and cannot shut on its own. Since using this tape I have little to no inflammation, irritation or redness in the morning since the eye is able to remain closed. Another benefit has been that I am more rested since light is no longer filtering in while I'm asleep. The tape removes gently and has rarely pulled an eyelash. It tears easily to whatever size is needed. I found the best way to tape my eye is one piece horizontal on the inside corner and one piece vertical on the outside corner use. After a little practice it's easy to tape on and off without a mirror. Small and compact the roll is easy to carry while traveling when I need a nap. I hope it works for you too! NOTE FROM REBECCA: So glad this is working for you. Really appreciate all the detail on your taping method - two pieces / two directions is a new one to me and great to know!