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Eye trauma while wearing contacts. Is that a problem?
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Dr. Samuel Barone
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Regardless of contact lens wear, eye trauma is a problem that can have significant impact on the vision.
Additionally if the eye sustained a penetrating injury, contact lenses could introduce certain pathogens that may be more difficult to treat.

In brief: Yes
Regardless of contact lens wear, eye trauma is a problem that can have significant impact on the vision.
Additionally if the eye sustained a penetrating injury, contact lenses could introduce certain pathogens that may be more difficult to treat.
Dr. Samuel Barone
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