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A 36-year-old member asked:

After i use tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic eye drops, can i put my contacts back in?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Depends: If you have been placed on these eye medications, it is possible that there is a surface problem on your eye for which wearing contact lenses might be harmful or dangerous. Clear this with your treating ophthalmologist (you are seeing a real doctor - an eye md or ophthalmologist/ rather than an optometrist for these type of drugs)?

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Last updated Jul 2, 2016

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