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Are contact lens wearers more susceptible to getting cataracts?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Recommend good contact lens wear hygiene and proper usage.

In brief: No

Recommend good contact lens wear hygiene and proper usage.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. Federico Mattioli
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

In brief: No

There is no evidence that contact lenses will increase the risk of developing cataracts.
They have been associated with an increased risk of eye infection.

In brief: No

There is no evidence that contact lenses will increase the risk of developing cataracts.
They have been associated with an increased risk of eye infection.
Dr. Federico Mattioli
Dr. Federico Mattioli
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