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A 22-year-old female asked:

Is it possible to have comfort while wearing contacts if i have a scar in my cornea? i was given contacts but the comfort only last about 5 hours.

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Dr. Solomon Gelbart
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Yes: Yes definitely. A contact lens acts in a way like a bandage and often feels more comfortable while on. Then when the lens is removed the eye is often more uncomfortable since the corneal surface is exposed. In this way a CL is a double edged sword as it may mask pain signifying damage to the cornea. Be sure to have eye care professional supervise your CL use.
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