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How To Extend The Life Of Contact Lenses For Good Care
Blindness risk: Wearing contact lenses increases the risk of keratitis, therefore blindness. Using them improperly is asking for trouble. For these reasons, I do not advice my patients to wear contacts. Lasik is a safer alternative but should be considered with extreme caution because it is an elective surgery. I am an eye surgeon, i wear glasses, like most eye surgeons. The fda website is informative. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I stop cloudy film from forming inside my contac lens? I have been wearing gas permeable contact lenses without any significant problems. In the last 6 months, everytime i put my contact lenses on- the right lens gets cloudy and it has a film over
This : This could be a fit issue where debris is being trapped. It could also be the gpc as previously mentioned. I also see similar issues with severe lid inflammation and contact lens use - make sure you are cleaning your eyelids very well each day. I also feel patients that use make-up around the eyes need to be careful with contact lens use. It is amazing the amount of make-up that makes its way into the tear film. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Contact lenses are made by national companies in central fabrication plants. Warehouse stores sell these brands and the quality is that of the national brand sold everywhere. ...Read more
All contact: Lenses have been designed for a specific length of usage. There are many parameters that determine what this is. You would be very foolish not to follow the manufacturer's recommendations regarding this. You only have 2 eyes - take excellent care of them! ...Read more
Need to?: If you are wearing daily disposable lenses, there is no need to clean them. When you take them out they should go straight into the garbage and a new pair gets used next time. With planned replacement lenses you should use a multipurpose solution. ...Read more
When they are mature: If your child shows responsibility handling his/her glasses, he/she understands the potential risks of contact lens abuse, and you feel that he/she will use them properly, it may be time. Your next step would be to meet with an eye doctor who can also gauge your child's ability to follow proper contact lens guidelines. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, can you suggest good and affordable brands for daily disposable contact lenses? Can you simultaneously comment on the brand Dailies?
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