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one of my contact lenses is blurry

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Dr. Matthew Rauen
14 years experience Ophthalmology
This : This could be a fit issue where debris is being trapped. It could also be the gpc as previously mentioned. I also see similar issues with severe lid ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Contacts: Probably yes but please contact your eye doctor for certainty.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Needs better fit: Go back to the doctor who prescribed the lenses and describe the problem. You need a better fitting lens on the right side/
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Prescription problem: You may have a wrong prescrition or have the contact lens wrong way. Please check with your eye doc.
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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: It is due to a differing vertex distance or where the corrective lens is placed in relationship to the corneal surface - this is normal.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Need more info: Do you wear corrective glasses and the vision is still blurred? Go see your eye doctor. If you don't wear glasses after taking out the contacts then ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Pomeranz
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Distance from cornea: Contacts sit directly on the cornea so their magnification power is different than lenses in glasses that are in front of the cornea.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Technically yes: But likely not noticeable depending if you have a big or small frame glasses.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yuri Mckee
20 years experience Ophthalmology
It's possible . . .: I have seen several patients who accidentally have a soft contact lens migrate under the upper lid. Sometimes people cannot find the lens on their co ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Schainholz
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Accidental telescope: The eye with the more minus contact lens sees the larger image because a minus lens acts as an eyepiece in a Galilean telescope, while the progressive ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Could be: Not unusual for vision with contacts to be better in one eye than the other. But see your eyedoc to make sure everything is ok.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
All three things : Mentioned can have multiple explanations. If contact lenses are blurry, they may need to be changed or you prescription has changed or your eyes are d ... Read More
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Oscillopsia: Is the term for what you describe. Most likely this is not serious, but you would need an eye md exam to look for superior oblique myokymia.
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Needs evaluation: The risk of sleeping in contacts is the development of a deposit of bacteria in the space between the lens and the front of your eye. This is increas ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dahl
54 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Although contact lenses can aid in correcting unequal vision in the two eyes, contact lenses do not change the actual size of the eyes..
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
2 possibilities: Some movement of contact lenses is normal and desirable. Too much movement causes blurred vision and discomfort. Your eye doctor can evaluate whethe ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Alma Murphy
45 years experience Ophthalmology
Your : Your myopia can be corrected, but you will continue to have the same eye color. Only standard contact lenses, worn on the eye surface, can potentiall ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Liva
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Wrong assumption.: There is probably nothing wrong with the contact lens itself. There may be a problem with the fit in that eye or perhaps that eye is more dry and beco ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Leland Rosenblum
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Bent glasses: no it is not harmful Your vision however may not be as sharp because the actual strength of the glasses also depends on vertex distance. Vertex dista ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Distorted vision: Is often a sign of a retinal problem. Call your ophthalmologist for appointment.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
It happens: It's not common, but definitely happens.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Need a refit?: If you are sure they are not expired and cleaned properly then check with your eye doctor.

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