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Why do my eyes feel tired after I take out my contacts?
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Dr. Harold Ballitch
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Typically dryness
There could be several causes for your symptoms but dry eye syndrome is yhe most likely.

In brief: Typically dryness
There could be several causes for your symptoms but dry eye syndrome is yhe most likely.
Dr. Harold Ballitch
Dr. Harold Ballitch
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Agree with the above comments, as well as the possibility of being over corrected (over minused).
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Dry eyes
Contact lenses are essentially sponges that retain a certain level of moisture by pulling it from the surface of the eye.
Dry eyes can result from long-term contact lens wear. Whenever the contacts are removed, the eye has no barrier protecting it from the air, which causes them to feel "tired".

In brief: Dry eyes
Contact lenses are essentially sponges that retain a certain level of moisture by pulling it from the surface of the eye.
Dry eyes can result from long-term contact lens wear. Whenever the contacts are removed, the eye has no barrier protecting it from the air, which causes them to feel "tired".
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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