A 22-year-old female asked:
Can i still wear soft contacts if i have a scar on my cornea?
3 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreauanswered
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Consult...: You have to ask your Ophthalmologist about this. I would not wear them unless they tell you it is ok to do so after a full check up.
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwuanswered
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Depends: On the cause of the scar and how long the injury. Consult your eye doctor
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Dr. Stan Colemananswered
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Corneal scar: You usually can wear soft contact lens if there is a corneal scar,especially if old . There are certain conditions causing corneal scars which might cause not to wear lenses. Example herpetic infection.
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Last updated May 10, 2020
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