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how can you tell which contact lens goes in which eye

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Systematic method: The contact prescription will label the correct eye. Contact lens cases also label the correct eye, so you need to follow a systematic method in orde ... Read More

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience Ophthalmology
You cant: Sorry. Read the box from which it came.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Contact lenses: Are a great way to correct your vision and are well tolerated most of the time. They can cause problems in some people, especially if they are sensit ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Overuse and abuse: Contact lenses, properly fit, can be harmless and helpful. But instructions must be followed on wear schedule, replacement schedule, and cleaning sch ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
The best one: Is the one recommended by an experienced contact lens fitter. Just like buying shoes for your feet, you need the one that fits the best.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No best brand: There is no best brand of contact lenses. There are many different kinds of contact lenses with many features. A discussion with your eye doctor can ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hussain Elhalis
10 years experience Ophthalmology
The pupil: is just an opening in the center of your iris, that allows light to pass through to reach the film in the back of your eye. The eye itself is filled w ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Patel
22 years experience Ophthalmology
It depends: Chuck, the best contact lens solution depends on the kind of contacts you wear and whether you have ocular allergies. Your local ophthalmologist ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Carlin
49 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Glaucoma is not caused by pushing on the eye though pushing can raise the pressure in the eye momentarily.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Young Choi
19 years experience Ophthalmology
Contact Lens Break: There is no definite answer for this. If your contacts do not bother you, you can wear them all day. Remember to take them out at night even if they ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No best brand: There are many brands and one is not better than the others. Your eye care professional will help you select the brand that is the best for you.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guolin Wen
25 years experience Pharmacology
Mydriacyl (tropicamide) or cyclogy: Mydriacyl (tropicamide) or cyclogyl, or even Atropine eye drops.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kurt Andreason
22 years experience LASIK Surgery
Cataract: If you mean what can cause a tear in the capsular membrane that surrounds the natural lens during cataract surgery, the answer would be: many things. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kermani
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Should be bowl shape: In general, the soft contact lens will have correct orientation when the unit is opened. Try to maintain that same direction without flipping. Otherwi ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Minimal effect: Blepharitis is a dandruff like infection of the eyelids. At its worst, it might dump some debris in the eye causing irritation to disturb the vision ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Discomfort: When a contact lens is inside out the vision will be blurred and the lens may be uncomfortable or move around a lot.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Rare: In 20 years of contact lens practice, I have never heard of such a thing.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Raviv
Dr. Tal Raviv answered
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Variable: With severe trauma, a cataract can develop almost overnight or over one week. Other times, trauma can take years to cause cataracts (or even a certai ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Longo
12 years experience Pharmacology
Possibly: Though your prescription (ex +0.5) may be the same, there is always a secondary number. That secondary number refers to the curvature of each eye. ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Not really: There is technology that allows a glasses lens to change focusing power, either through a manual slider on the glasses or by tilting the head or touch ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Floaters: Floaters are thickenings in the vitreous jelly inside the eye. They are common with age, myopia, inflammation, trauma, and other issues. They are be ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Likely: Most forms of glaucoma affect both eyes.
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