A 24-year-old member asked:
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is it safe to wear prescription sunglasses when you already have prescription contact lenses on?

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Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: You won't damage your eyes but things will be very blurry!
Answered on Jul 20, 2012
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
31 years experience Ophthalmology
It won't harm: But could certainly give you a headache due to eye strain.
Answered on Nov 17, 2011

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Yes: But should not be necessary if the lenses are made correctly.
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Dr. Rodney Remington
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Yes: You don't necessarily need a bifocal in sunglasses.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Many places: Almost all places that sell prescription glasses sell prescription sunglasses as well.

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