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Can I wear contacts a day after a corneal abrasion?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

If it had been a very tiny abrasion and it had healed in 1 day with no residual dryness or other issues, then the eye might be ready to restart contact lens wear.

In brief: Maybe

If it had been a very tiny abrasion and it had healed in 1 day with no residual dryness or other issues, then the eye might be ready to restart contact lens wear.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

In brief: Not a good idea

You should not restart contact lens use after acorneal abrasion until thd abrasion is important healed and thd eye feels back to normal.
I usually recommend 5-7 days with no contacts.

In brief: Not a good idea

You should not restart contact lens use after acorneal abrasion until thd abrasion is important healed and thd eye feels back to normal.
I usually recommend 5-7 days with no contacts.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Dr. Jay Bradley
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology

In brief: Corneal abrasion

Depends.
If your eye md has cleared you to resume wearing , then yes. Often it takes several days before the eye is fully recovered from a corneal abrasion. Plus, the fact that you will be putting the contact lens (foreign body) back on the surface of the eye, you want to make sure it is safe to do so.

In brief: Corneal abrasion

Depends.
If your eye md has cleared you to resume wearing , then yes. Often it takes several days before the eye is fully recovered from a corneal abrasion. Plus, the fact that you will be putting the contact lens (foreign body) back on the surface of the eye, you want to make sure it is safe to do so.
Dr. Jon Fishburn
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