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A 35-year-old member asked:

Please help! when i wear contact lenses my eyes get really dry?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
See eye doc: See your eye doctor for treatment of your dry eyes. There are many treatment options.

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A 29-year-old female asked:

I tried to wear contact lenses but my eyes are too dry.No dropshelp.What can I use?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Help is possible: Consult your ophthalmologist. Dryness of the eyes is common and there are a variety of topical and mechanical aids to assist with this. There are also designs of contact lenses which are tolerant of eye dryness. You need more information and help.
A 36-year-old member asked:

Why do my contact lenses make my eyes feel really dry?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ehsan Sadri
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Overwear: Contact lenses are medical devices. They can make the eyes dry and irritated its important to maintain your eye health by avoiding overwear.
A 40-year-old member asked:

Help me please! I have really small eyes..Help with contacts?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Richard Wieder
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Small eyes: People with small-appearing eyes actually have eyes that are normal sized but the eyelids don't open as much as in other people. Contact lenses won't do anything for this.
A 36-year-old member asked:

What can be done for eyes that get so dry from wearing contact lenses?

4 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Liquid tears: Tears are helpful. But i would ask ophthalmologist about another type that might be better for your eyes.
A 47-year-old member asked:

Please tell me, are contact lenses good for your eyes?

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Dr. Richard Wieder
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
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 sensitive to the contact lens material or if they don't take proper care of their lenses (i.e. Regular cleaning and disposal).

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