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Is It Safe To Wear Colored Contact Lenses If I Have Amblyopia In One Eye
De[ends: If you are older and out of the amblyogenic (amblyopia susceptible) age range then wearing a contact lens in the better seeing eye poses no problem to the vision. Sometimes children are treated for amblyopia and a contact lens is placed in the weaker eye and needs to be worn all the time to improve vision permanently. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Weaker eye: The goal of strengthening a lazy eye is to make the vision equal to the best potential in both eyes, which means correcting both to 20/20, and sometimes we cover the stronger eye to make the weaker eye be used more. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Is it safe to wear band aid contact lens when you are sleeping? My right eye (the scratched one) has a cloudy vision, is it normal?
Yes: As the eye heals after an abrasion, vision can be blurry. In addition, the lens can get cloudy as well due to medications and mucous. It is safe to sleep in approved bandage lenses. When wearing a contact lens after an abrasion, it is important to attend all your eye appointments. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Is it safe to wear one contact lens in my right eye for only two hours. I have a form of pink eye in my left eye which still has some blurred vision.
Not recommended: Conjunctivitis can spread quickly from one eye to the other. Therefore you should not wear contact lenses at all until the infection is clear. Continuing to wear the contact can increase the risk of worsening infection, corneal injury etc. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Contact lense: U can wear all day, take them off at night to soke in cleaning solution. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Yes: But a "lazy" eye may not be corrected to 20/20 if it is amblyopic. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
My right contact lens after a week causes slight blurriness and eye irritation. This remains with glasses on. What causes 1 lens to always wear faster?
Wrong assumption.: There is probably nothing wrong with the contact lens itself. There may be a problem with the fit in that eye or perhaps that eye is more dry and becomes contact lens intolerant sooner. Modern contact lens technology is amazingly consistent . Eyes not so much. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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