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Is It Safe To Wear Sunglasses Over Contact Lenses
Should Be Safe: It should be safe to wear contact lenses in a sauna. This is a temporary and usually humid environment, so it would be compatible with the ocular and contact lens surface. Swimming in pools and using hot tubs are riskier because of the chemicals, contaminants, and possible bacteria involved. ...Read more
Depends: This depends on what you mean by always. If you mean everyday, then it is ok as long as you handle the lenses properly. This means you clean then as directed, use quality solution, and change them as recommended. If you mean you sleep in them everyday and never take them off then they are more likely to cause problems. People who sleep in lenses have higher risk of a sight threatening infection. ...Read more
Thera tears: Yes it is safe to use thera tears while wearing contacts. ...Read more
Almost always: Unless you are being treated for active corneal disease, in which case you should not be wearing your contacts, most eye drops for treatment such as glaucoma and eyedryness will not interfere with contact wear and there shouldn't be a problem if you are following the rules of wearing the contacts. ...Read more
No : You should just use a system that is designed for the type of contact lenses you wear. ...Read more
Yes: But corneal contact lenses work as well and are more readily available. ...Read more
A break from contact: lenses is a must to get an accurate evaluation. The lenses change the shape of your cornea temporarily and a LASIK eval requires your cornea in its relaxed form to be accurate. Your eye surgeon will let you know how long to stay completely out of contact lenses. Generally 2 weeks to 3 months depending on the type of lenses. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No difference: If your eyes are normal and can be corrected with glasses or contact lenses to good vision, then there is no difference between the two. If your cornea is abnormal, vision is often better with contact lenses. Glasses wear does decrease peripheral vision some but not to a clinically significant amount. ...Read more
Yes: As long as you are feeling comfortable in your contact lenses, then a dry heat sauna should not be a Problem. It's much like wearing contacts outside in dry desert heat. You are more susceptible to dry eyes though so a contact friendly lubricant like Refresh™ will be useful. Be contact lens smart! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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