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Is it ok to wear contacts in a pt being treated for glaucoma ?

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Dr. William Goldstein
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

But you should remove them when taking any eye drops!

In brief: Yes

But you should remove them when taking any eye drops!
Dr. William Goldstein
Dr. William Goldstein
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Can be

It is sometimes more difficult to fit contacts after glaucoma filtering surgery.
Sometimes drops or their preservatives can soak into the lenses and irritate the eye if not removed before applying drops. Research is ongoing to develop slow release medications from contacts.

In brief: Can be

It is sometimes more difficult to fit contacts after glaucoma filtering surgery.
Sometimes drops or their preservatives can soak into the lenses and irritate the eye if not removed before applying drops. Research is ongoing to develop slow release medications from contacts.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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