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Yes but why?: Regular contacts can be comfortable and give excellent vision. Scleral contacts are prescribed for special circumstances such as eye distortion, eye dryness, eye surface disease. They cost more, are harder to fit, and are generally a little less comfortable than standard lenses although this in part might be that they are used to compensate for disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes they can be: All contact lenses are medical devices that require a prescription and proper fitting by an eye care professional. In fact selling contact lenses over-the-counter, whether cosmetic or to correct vision, is illegal. Permanent eye damage can occur if the lenses do not fit properly - see an eye care specialist for a prescription. ...Read more
Yes: But corneal contact lenses work as well and are more readily available. ...Read more
No: This question can be answered by the doctor who prescribed the contacts or perhaps, by a google search. ...Read more
Indefinitely: Scleral contact lenses last indefinitely as long as properly cared for and cleaned properly. Depending on the reason for use, these lenses may need to be refit which may require lens replacement. ...Read more
I'm thinking of getting sclera lenses but do they actually help your vision like regular contacts or are they just for show?
Contacts have risks.: All contact lenses carry risks such as infection, scarring, or blood vessel growth on the cornea. Special cosmetic contacts carry extra risks and should only be used under the supervision of a doctor. Never, ever wear any contacts unless prescribed to you by a doctor. The risks of cosmetic contact lenses not prescribed by a doctor are so severe that they are illegal in a number of states. ...Read more
Only when: Worn and used as prescribed , just as with normal contact lenses. ...Read more
I have a fluid-filled "blister" on my sclera (off to the side of cornea). Not painful. Arose after putting in contacts. Should i seek med. Attention?
Is there a natural way to clear the sclera of eyes, or by using specific eye drops? Are there any clear colored contacts for the sclera of eyes?
Please re-state ??: Clear the sclera of what ? To get the most from this site you need to provide enough background information to provide an adequate foundation for your question. You have not provided any description of what it is you want to clear. You are welcome to start over.Questions are not linked on the site & go out at random. ...Read more
Either: Why not either or all day?Get a more detailed answer ›
Check with eyedoc: Most eyes are relatively close to each other in power, so you could try each in your separate eyes and see which is sharpest. Look carefully on the boxes if you got them from an eye doctor because they will commonly be labeled (od = right; os = left). Or call your doctor so they can be recalled from the chart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer