A member asked:

I had a corneal ulcer 4 months back & have a corneal scar now. i hv -4.5 power both eyes.can i wear my silicon hydrogel contact lens on few occasions?

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Dr. Andrew Shatz answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

Beware: Before you try to wear your contacts again, please see your eye doctor for a corneal evaluation. The corneal scar likely has changed the shape of the eye and you may require a new fitting. Wearing the wrong size contact lens may cause worse scarring or even infections!

Answered 10/30/2016

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