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A 44-year-old member asked:

How long before corneal blood vessels will grow towards your cornea, from wearing contact lenses?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Depends: Most blood vessels on the cornea are due to lens or lens cleaner toxicity although there are other causes. They will continue to grow as long as you do not treat them and continue the routine you are using of contact wear and cleaner use. Check with you ophthalmologist before this gets serious.
Last updated Jul 24, 2015

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