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Can a woman with poor eyesight -5 in both eyes join a swimming course? as she will not able to use spectacles or contact lens during swimming.

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Dr. Yun Kim answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Swimming: There are prescription swim goggles that you can use. You don't need contact lenses!

Answered 4/15/2013

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Dr. Tim Conrad answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

Yes: There are three ways to handle this: 1. Don't wear anything. 2. Wear contact lenses with swim goggles over them. 3. Get a pair of prescription swim goggles.

Answered 4/15/2013

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