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do eye contacts damage your eye

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Mindlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Contacts: Yes. Foreign material can become embedded or with women sometimes makeup application can cause this.
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Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Possibly : Contact can tear in your eyes but they are usually torn during insertion or removal by your fingers. If a contact is torn, it needs to thrown out and ... Read More
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: It is uncommon for a contact lens to tear in the eye. This can occur if there is a small tear at the edge of the contact when it was put in the eye. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Many reasons: You could have dry eye syndrome due to age, use of medications or associated with other disorders such as arthritis. See an ophthalmologist for manag ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Paolillo
56 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes : Keratoconus rquires contact to correct the vision. The eyes may not be able to tolerate contacts however or may grow intolerant with time and other m ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
No: This is a normal result of contact lens wear.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Speck
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Need more evaluation: The contacts may be too old, too tight, or you may have an infection. You may be losing contact tolerance or have other diseases. Not everyone can w ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
18 years experience General Practice
Yes: All contacts have a expiration date.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Variable: Dry eyes can be severe and uncomfortable despite treatments whereas contacts typically may be uncomfortable at first, but with a normal eye and a prop ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Crossed eye: Only your Ophthalmologist or Optometrist can answer that for you. Please set up an appointment. If needed, contacts are good.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willa Terry
32 years experience Pediatrics
Ask your eye doctor: It takes patience and practice. You have to want to wear contact lenses more than eyeglasses.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Not if used properly: Contact lenses are a medical device, just like a drug. If used properly, they are safe and effective. If used improperly, they can cause severe proble ... Read More

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