A 29-year-old female asked:
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being diagnosed with corneal neovascularization 6 months ago due to c. lens wear. still at same stage, changing to silicone lenses. will it help?

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Need more oxygen: Fo nv. Best to wear glasses full time for awhile and get off of full time contact wear use, or cut it down to only 8 hours a day, so your eyes have time to 'breathe' (receive oxygen, and nutrients through your tear film to the cornea), rather than thru a contact lens covering it. Take them out when sleeping too. Important to give your eyes a break, and that's not done from switching type of cl.
Answered on Mar 20, 2014
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