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How can I tell if I have an eye infection from contacts?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
In brief: Pain, redness
The usual infection from contacts is due to overwear, and poor wearing habits.
If your eyes start to hurt, get very red, have discharge and the vision changes, this is a strong possibility. Remove your lenses, see your ophthalmologist and adopt better wearing habits.

In brief: Pain, redness
The usual infection from contacts is due to overwear, and poor wearing habits.
If your eyes start to hurt, get very red, have discharge and the vision changes, this is a strong possibility. Remove your lenses, see your ophthalmologist and adopt better wearing habits.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
In brief: The white spot
Usually the most common infection associated with contact lens use is the bacterial corneal ulcer.
This looks like a small white spot on the corneal surface. This needs to be treated asap to prevent potential vision loss!

In brief: The white spot
Usually the most common infection associated with contact lens use is the bacterial corneal ulcer.
This looks like a small white spot on the corneal surface. This needs to be treated asap to prevent potential vision loss!
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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