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Is It Safe To Wear Contact Lens To The Beach
Probably: As long as the overlying tissue is intact & there is no irritation. You should be cleared by your eye dr first to be sure. ...Read more
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 more
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?
Bandage contact: A bandage contact lens is used to help corneal abrasions heal and tp keep the patient more comfortable. If this has healed you no longer need the contact lens at night. Cloudy vision sometimes is caused by scarring or swelling of the. Corneal tissue, occasionally the contact lens clouds the vision. ...Read more
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.
Yes: There is no problem with doing this. ...Read more
Yes: No problem, and the added ultraviolet protection is good for your eyes. ...Read more
Usually safe: I am assuming that you have an intact contact lense within its shipping bubble but with an expired date. If the bubble is intact, and the fluid is clear, then it is safe to use. If the fluid has become discolored or dried out, then discard that one. ...Read more
Yes: If they are well taken care of, never slept in, and care used in taking them out and putting them in then yes, most people with nystagmus can wear contact lenses. Assuming of course the eye movements are not so large that they interfere with the positioning of the lens on the cornea. ...Read more
No: Do not wear your contacts unless it is specifically approved by your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Yes but why?: I assume you are talking about cosmetic lenses to change the eye color or appearance. These do come in plano which has no correction. But it depends upon your eye problem. If you are being actively treated for an eye problem, best to consult with your treating ophthalmologist to see if wearing any type of contact could be safe. ...Read more
I'm scared and worried, how if I wear coloured contact lenses even I don't need them and just for style., is it safe? And what will happen to my eyes?
Can be safe: These contacts can be safe if fitted properly and taken care of. Most likely nothing will happen to your eyes, except for a little dryness maybe. ...Read more
Have moderate epiretinal membrane & mild glaucoma. Is it safe to use extended wear 30-day contact lenses?
Probably: I'm not a strong proponent of extended wear contact lenses, but with careful use and diligence, they can be worn safely. With your glaucoma, the associated antiglaucoma medications may result in some ocular surface irritation, that may interfere with comfort & visual acuity. Furthermore, I don't recommend the medications to be instilled while wearing the contact lenses: better==daily wear contacts ...Read more
I wear spectacles and want to switch to contact lenses for cosmetic reasons. Are contact lenses safe and healthy for eye health. Any risks?
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