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A 35-year-old member asked:

how do i properly clean my contacts. there is eyelash and dirt that wont come out?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
Ophthalmology 45 years experience
Many choices: There are many over the counter solutions for cleaning your lenses---i would go over this with your eye doc to see what goes best with your brand of lenses.
Dr. Dean Bonsall
Pediatric Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Get new contact: You should get a new contact lens.

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