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How can you tell which contact lens goes in which eye?

How can you tell which contact lens goes in which eye?

Systematic method: The contact prescription will label the correct eye. Contact lens cases also label the correct eye, so you need to follow a systematic method in order to distinguish r and l. ...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


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Can you tell me if contact lenses damage your eyes?

Can you tell me if contact lenses damage your eyes?

No damage: Contact lenses, if used properly and under the care of an experienced eye doctor, will rarely cause problems that can lead to damage. Improper use can and does cause damage. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are contact lenses good for your eyes?

Contact lenses: Are a great way to correct your vision and are well tolerated most of the time. They can cause problems in some people, especially if they are sensitive to the contact lens material or if they don't take proper care of their lenses (i.e. Regular cleaning and disposal). ...Read more

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Can you tell me if contact lenses have any dangers on the eyes?

Overuse and abuse: Contact lenses, properly fit, can be harmless and helpful. But instructions must be followed on wear schedule, replacement schedule, and cleaning schedule. If these are violated, then the chance for infection and irritation are increased. If the eye gets red always remove the lens and also if the vision drops or the eye feels bad. ...Read more

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Please tell me can dry eyes cause contact lenses to move around? What can help?

Please tell me can dry eyes cause contact lenses to move around? What can help?

No: Dry eyes typically cause the contact lens to be stuck on the surface of the eye. If your contacts are moving around too much, it could be an improper fit. See your eye doctor to be re-evaluated. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me which is the top brand of eye contact lenses?

No best brand: There is no best brand of contact lenses. There are many different kinds of contact lenses with many features. A discussion with your eye doctor can help you determine which contact lenses are the best ones for you to achieve your vision and lifestyle goals. ...Read more