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Is it safe to wear contact lens to the beach

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: It's ok to wear contact lenses to the beach as long as you're not swimming. If your eyes have contact with seawater, consider goggles or use of daily ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anita Breckenridge
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably: As long as the overlying tissue is intact & there is no irritation. You should be cleared by your eye dr first to be sure.
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A 42-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
A 28-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 female asked:
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 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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: There is no problem with doing this.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience Ophthalmology
It can be: As long as there is no discomfort wearing them, it can be safe to use contacts even with a subconjunctival hemorrhage. A few words of caution: if the ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: No problems here and highly recommended not only for comfort and protection but fashion. Enjoy.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually safe: I am assuming that you have an intact contact lense within its shipping bubble but with an expired date. If the bubble is intact, and the fluid is cl ... Read More
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