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Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more


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How to clean my contact lens?

How to clean my contact lens?

Easy: Place the contact in the palm of your hand. Cover it with contact lens solution. Rub with your finger for 15 seconds. Flip it over and repeat. Place it in your contact lens case with new solution. ...Read more

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How effective are this contact lens?

For what?: Contact lenses are often used to help people see better. They are also used as a bandage over the eye to promote comfort and healing. They usually work well in both instances. To give you more information, we would need to know more details. ...Read more

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Why do my contact lens keep ripping?

Why do my contact lens keep ripping?

Contact lenses: There are several possible reasons why your contacts often tear. The first may be how you're handling them when you remove them. Also, if your eyes tend to be dry, it may help to instill a rewetting drop in your eyes before removing the lenses. In addition, there are certain brands of contacts which tend to tear more easily. Try a different brand of lenses. Talk to your eye doctor about this. ...Read more

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Are contact lens better than spects?

Sometimes: Spectacles can usually provide very precise improvement of vision. But some circumstances will improve better with contacts. These include the condition keratoconus, and also diseases of the corneal surface as well as very high degrees of refractive power needs. Contacts of course have their convenience and cosmetic effects although glasses in the right hands can be a fashion statement. ...Read more

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What happens if I use a ripped contact lens?

You risk infection: Torn contacts have sharp edges that can scratch the eye. This can in turn allow bacteria from the contact or eye surface to get under the skin and cause a serious eye infection. Do not use a torn contact lens! ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages of putting on contact lens?

Corneal ulcer: Contact lenses are foreign bodies in your eyes and therefore can lead to a whole series of problems starting with mild problems such as irritation or worsening of allergies. A corneal ulcer is an infection of the cornea and can lead to blindness. About 1 in 40, 000 people who wear contacts will become blind from the contacts. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the problems that arise from wearing contact lens?

Very few: When used correctly, contact lenses are a great way to correct your vision, with little risk of a problem. When not used correctly, they can lead to infection or inflammation. Your eye doctor will supervise your use of contact lenses. Follow his/her directions closely and you will do well with them. ...Read more

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Wearing a 14.6 dia contact lens instead of a 14.5 is there going to be any difference?

Contact lens: There should not be much of a difference between 14.6 and 14.5. However, if the fit is not as comfortable, please go see your optometrist or ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Contact Lens Use (Definition)

A contact lens is a thin plastic or glass lens that is fitted over the colored part of the eye. It may be used for corrective, cosmetic, or therapeutic purposes. ...Read more