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can you wear contact lenses even when your eyes are tired

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malinda Linn
13 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Maybe not used to it: If you are not used to glasses, it might be hard to wear them at first, but it should get easier with time. Contact lenses are also good, but they ca ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Eye doctor: Have you have a recent eye examination if you did my advise make sure you see am ophthalmologist might be able to help more good luck
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Not recommended: You should find out why your eyes are red first and take care of the problem whether it's an allergy, infection, or over use. If infection, for insta ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
26 years experience Ophthalmology
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
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
15 years experience Ophthalmology
For some people, yes: Contact lenses for most people are very comfortable, but for some they are not. They will not cause dry eye, but if you have dry eye, you may find co ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Some people squint all the time to see clearly taking advantage of the pinhole effect this offers. Chronic squinting can cause permanent furrowing an ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Pepose
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: There are special contact lenses that can reshape the cornea to treat low levels of nearsightedness. This is called orthokeratology. However, one must ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: If the contact lens drops out when you are putting it in, you can usually rinse it off and continue. If you are not sure about what it lands on, you c ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Chun
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Mostly: Depends on type of glaucoma and whether you had glaucoma surgery. Asking your eye doctor who knows you would be best to answer your questions.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: I am guessing that you want to wear them for cosmetic reasons only - i.e. Those halloween type lenses that make the eyes look weird or that you want t ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hussain Elhalis
10 years experience Ophthalmology
Blepharitis: Patients with blepharitis are just more intolerant to contact lenses. Lid scrubs and warm compresses can improve the blepharitis and allow you to be m ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Mayers
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Shouldn't: If the prescription and fit is correct, colored contacts should not blur your vision. If your vision is blurry you should check with your local ey ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
They can be: Your eyes adapt to contact lenses, especially if you are a new wearer. This should get better in the next several days. If it is still an issue at a ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
No: However, the glasses make you see better without any focusing effort your internal lens. Your eye relaxes because the glasses are doing the work, and ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes, but make sure you don't lose your contacts if the crying session is heavy or prolonged. Especially if you rub or wipe your eyes.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: You should use the ones that are labelled "for use with contact lenses.".
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
25 years experience Family Medicine
Liquid tears: Tears are helpful. But i would ask ophthalmologist about another type that might be better for your eyes.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
I do not: Think such lenses are necessary.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Odette
14 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: What you are referring to is called orthokeratology or ortho -k. The idea is to wear a rigid contact lens at night to reshape your cornea. The issue ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Dry eye: Artificial tears, restasis, punctal plugs, change contact lens material or go to daily contacts, warm compresses daily, fish oil supplements, ointment ... Read More

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