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Why Do My Contacts Hurt
Wrong fit: Contacts can hurt for different reasons. The most common include dry eyes, old or dry contacts, poorly fit contacts or a torn lens. Any of these can lead to corneal irritation, scratches and ultimately infection. Your best bet is to discard them and try a new pair. If they are still uncomfortable, you should see an eye doctor to evaluate your corneas and re-fit your lenses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello, I have a white dot on my iris (near 12 'oclock position) it doesn't hurt or irritate me, I wear contacts too. Should I be worried?
Better to stop now: If it hurts to put in your contacts, and you feel you are well-trained in your technique, you'd better just stop trying to wear them, and ask an ophthalmologist to examine your eyes. They may also want to see how you are placing your contacts in your eyes. ...Read more
My stye has shrunk, no more bump, it doesn't hurt anymore, but it still has a white little spot on it. Is it healed? Can i wear contacts now?
Contacts OK: Your description is that of a well healed stye. There should be no conflict with contact lense wear which you can start whenever you want. ...Read more
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