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I would like to try a new lense that is dia 14.0 instead of the 14.2 i currently wear (changing from air optix to biofinity). Will it be ok?
I have been wearing biofinity toric lenses for a month, i didn't wear them today and my vision is blurry. Is this normal?
Wrong fit: Contacts can hurt for different reasons. The most common include dry eyes, old or dry contacts, poorly fit contacts or a torn lens. Any of these can lead to corneal irritation, scratches and ultimately infection. Your best bet is to discard them and try a new pair. If they are still uncomfortable, you should see an eye doctor to evaluate your corneas and re-fit your lenses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pretty healthy: Contact lens are thin pieces of plastic that cover the cornea, or the surface, of your eye. If you follow your optometrist's directions regarding regular cleaning, replacing, and care of your contacts, they should not pose much of a risk. There is a risk of infection and scratching of the cornea (and, rarely, possible vision loss) if you don't take good care of your contact lens or your eyes. ...Read more
Very Safe: When properly fitted by a professional and used according to the recommendations -- extremely safe. I have been wearing "hard" lenses (gas permeable) for 46 years without a problem. Rest of family similar experience, many patients -- same result. They can greatly improve the convenience factor of vision. Good Luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer