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can you wear contact lenses with a retinal tear

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Ask your eye surgeon: Your surgeon is the only one who knows the particulars about your case and his surgery. Call his office and find out the answer, or make a follow up ... Read More

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Dr. Matthew Rauen
14 years experience Ophthalmology
This : This could be a fit issue where debris is being trapped. It could also be the gpc as previously mentioned. I also see similar issues with severe lid ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Contacts: Probably yes but please contact your eye doctor for certainty.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: My advice with any ocular prescribed medication is to wait a minute of 5' between drop instillation. As far as contact lens wear, as long as your trea ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: As long as the contact lens is comfortable.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Suggs
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Ask your doctor: This is not a question that can be answered generically. Depends on the type of contact and the health of your eye. Ask the doctor that prescribed th ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Yes, its safe to wear contact lens with it. But, it depends on how large and close to the cornea. If its an elevated large bump then the contcat len ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Yes: Contact lenses are like glasses in that they correct any refractive error. If a cataract is causing a refractive error (i.e. Myopia) without decreasi ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Soon: You can resume your contact lens 1-2 days after depends on the irritation and condition. Please continue heat pack and baby shampoo eye lash wash.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: As long as the eye itself is not affected by a stye, then it's ok to wear a contact lens. However, the stye may cause the contact to be uncomfortable ... Read More

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