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Can You Snorkel With Contact Lenses
When it wears out: However you should clean your case every time you put your contacts in your eyes. Clean it by rinsing thoroughly with tap water and allowing it to air dry. Do not reuse contact lens solution. It will work only if you use new solution out of the bottle everytime you put the contacts into the case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Contact lenses are like glasses in that they correct any refractive error. If a cataract is causing a refractive error (i.e. Myopia) without decreasing the sharpness much due to cloudiness, then contact lenses will help. Otherwise if the cataract is too cloudy, then contact lenses may not make the vision any better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: You can get cataracts just like anyone else. However, there is no relation between the use of contacts and cataracts. The only issue is that contacts, especial hard gas permeable lenses, can change the shape of the cornea (the front part of the eye), and that can affect the planning of cataract surgery. The surgeon just needs to be aware of the contact lens use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Take them out: Burning sensation with contact lenses is a common problem. It is most often caused by dryness, allergies, or both. If wetting drops applied to the contact lenses do not make the burning go away, you will need to remove the contact lenses and go see your eye MD. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you advise if I'm wearing glasses, I'm planning to wear contact lenses because can play sports with them and etc. please read below.?
Get evaluated: An ophthalmologist can tell you whether or not you can wear contact lenses. There are a variety available and almost certainly one which will help you athletic needs. ...Read more
Rx May help: Ambliopia is the process where the brain ignores the "camera" picture from one eye because it is less clear or causes double vision. It can sometimes be improved if the weaker eye is strengthened (glasses), the stronger eye is patched or if the eye is lined up better with surgery. If the process has gone on too long, the brain ignores the fix & surgery is simply cosmetic. ...Read more
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