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how long can you wear colored contacts

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Shortest possible : Colored no prescription contacts are often used for costumes or just to change eye color. They should be prescribed by an eye specialists and properl ... Read More

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A 36-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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: But why not wear ones to correct vision, too?
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe...: If they are prescribed by an eye care professional and are not novelty lenses, color contacts carry the same risks as clear lenses. Most important th ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Bustos
17 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Doing this won't hurt your eyes but if the colored contacts don't have any power, they wont help the vision.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: However if you have very much astigmatism, the vision will be blurred.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes but: Why get orthokeratology if you are going to wear a lens anyway.L colored lenses come in various powers and will give you the cosmetic appearance you ... Read More
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Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience Psychiatry
SHOULD BE ABLE : Not sure of what you mean do you mean with glasses on or just contacts? You could get a prescription for them i would imagine. Ask the optometrist.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes but . . .: This is called piggybacking a lens. Usually it is done with matching base curves so the lens on top will be stable. Your plan might work but there i ... Read More

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