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Can you wear contact lenses even when your eyes are tired

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malinda Linn
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Sparingly: You can wear contacts when your eyes are tired but you should give them a break and time to "breathe" by using your glasses, instead. Your eyes need e... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology 62 years experience
Contact lenses: There are many factors that come into consideration, including the current state of the contact lenses, the adequate prescription in the lenses, lens ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Stable: Your eyes must be stable before you have laser vision correction. This occurs in the late teens or early twenties.
Dr. Laura Cozzarelli
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Vision surgery: There is no set age limit for when you can get laser corrective surgery (e.g., lasik, lasek, prk), but generally speaking it's best to have your eyegl... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Contacts: Probably yes but please contact your eye doctor for certainty.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Not a good idea: Redness is a sign of a problem. As a general rule, anytime your eye is red, the first that you need to do is to take the contact lens out. There is s... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Bustos
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Yes: Yes if worn too long for whatever your eyes can tolerate, it can cause corneal edema, dryness, inflammations, and/or infections.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Need fitting: Like for halloween perhaps? It is generally safe to use contact lenses but even if you only use them for one day you should have an eye exam and fitti... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Not necessarily: Herpes will not be cured with antibiotic given for uti, gonorrhea may be cured if given Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for example, but certain strain of gono... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Work with your: Eye doctor. There are many treatment options to get the dry eye under control.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Large pupils: If someone has very large pupils, they may have symptoms from wearing contact lenses, but mostly at night when the pupil dilation is maximal. Soft con... Read More