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A 38-year-old member asked:

I have a scar in my eye. can i still get contacts?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Depends: Where the corneal scar is, how big the scar is how long you've had the scar, and how good your tear film is. So that the contact lenses won't irritate your eyes further. So get an eye doctor consult to have it further evaluated, whether you're a good candidate for contact lenses or not.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

What do you suggest if I have a scar in my eye, can I get contacts?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Scar: How big is the scar & where is it located? How much astigmatism do you have? Contact lenses can be used depending on scar details.
A 48-year-old member asked:

What to do if I have a scar in my eye, can I get contacts?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Maybe: This question cannot be answered without knowing much more about the scar you have. Your eye doctor should be able to answer this question for you.
Last updated Jul 20, 2014

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