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Why is it hard to look at a computer screen with contact lens on?

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Dr. Ingeborg Dziedzic
Ophthalmology 42 years experience
Dryness: When we concentrate on our computer work or reading we do not blink as often as normally and contact lenses get dry. This means also somewhat blurry and less comfortable. This is especially true in winter when air indoors is drier. Remember that contacts float on our tear film and that blinking re-wets them and the cornea with every blink, .

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