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Will wearing contact lenses when I have nearsightedness cause me to have astigmatism?

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Dr. Paul First
Ophthalmology

In brief: Little effect

Contacts fit properly and maintained properly will not cause astigmatism.
Lenses that are too tight or over wearing of lenses can cause problems how ever.

In brief: Little effect

Contacts fit properly and maintained properly will not cause astigmatism.
Lenses that are too tight or over wearing of lenses can cause problems how ever.
Dr. Paul First
Dr. Paul First
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: No effect

Contacts rest upon a layer of tears on top of the cornea of the eye.
Astigmatism is an ovalness of the eye and would require a long pressure upon the eye in an oblique direction which contacts will not do. So enjoy your contacts.

In brief: No effect

Contacts rest upon a layer of tears on top of the cornea of the eye.
Astigmatism is an ovalness of the eye and would require a long pressure upon the eye in an oblique direction which contacts will not do. So enjoy your contacts.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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