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is it ok to wear only one contact lens

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
De[ends: If you are older and out of the amblyogenic (amblyopia susceptible) age range then wearing a contact lens in the better seeing eye poses no problem to ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Dahl
54 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: If you are an adult.

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Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Dmv eye test: Both eyes should have their required visual correction when taking the dmv test.
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Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: Conjunctivitis can spread quickly from one eye to the other. Therefore you should not wear contact lenses at all until the infection is clear. Conti ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Chiang
15 years experience Ophthalmology
Toss that lens: Most patients forget that contact lens wear comes with a small but real risk of infection. Bad habits increase risk of corneal infection which can be ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Contact lense: U can wear all day, take them off at night to soke in cleaning solution.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: But make sure your good eye is really good. Get regular check ups and follow ups.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Bandage contact: A bandage contact lens is used to help corneal abrasions heal and tp keep the patient more comfortable. If this has healed you no longer need the cont ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
CL discomfort: Contact lenses can be uncomfortable for many reasons. Most common are dry eye, allergies to environment, poor fit of CL, inflammation of surface of ey ... Read More
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Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: For most people, laser can reduce the refractive error in the eyes such that glasses or contacts are no longer necessary. It is one of the most succe ... Read More

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