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How long will a used contact lens still function if kept in a solution?

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Dr. Theodore Leng
Ophthalmology
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In brief: It depends

If kept in clean contact lens solution that is changed daily, used contact lenses should last a while.
At least till the printed expiration date.

In brief: It depends

If kept in clean contact lens solution that is changed daily, used contact lenses should last a while.
At least till the printed expiration date.
Dr. Theodore Leng
Dr. Theodore Leng
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Dr. Mitchell Vogel
Ophthalmology

In brief: Guidelines

Generally, soft contact lenses in approved contact lens solutions can be stored in a clean unopened contact lens case for up to 30 days.
However, i always instruct my patients to rinse their contact lenses with fresh solution before placing them in their eyes as a precaution. Good luck and see your eye doctor regularly!

In brief: Guidelines

Generally, soft contact lenses in approved contact lens solutions can be stored in a clean unopened contact lens case for up to 30 days.
However, i always instruct my patients to rinse their contact lenses with fresh solution before placing them in their eyes as a precaution. Good luck and see your eye doctor regularly!
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
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