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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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