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What happens if I use annual contact lens longer than a year?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology

In brief: Bad idea

Standard response for changing the lens case is 3-6 months.
Best to always check to see if it's dirty. Using longer than a year may increase chances for a contact lens related corneal infection.

In brief: Bad idea

Standard response for changing the lens case is 3-6 months.
Best to always check to see if it's dirty. Using longer than a year may increase chances for a contact lens related corneal infection.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. William Becker
Ophthalmology

In brief: Could be trouble.

I know it is cheaper to keep them, but do not put your eyes at increased risk of infection.
The safest soft lens is the daily disposable, then 2 week wear, then extended wear, and least safe is the yearly one. They carry deposits and bacteria for a long time and increase your chance of getting a corneal infection.

In brief: Could be trouble.

I know it is cheaper to keep them, but do not put your eyes at increased risk of infection.
The safest soft lens is the daily disposable, then 2 week wear, then extended wear, and least safe is the yearly one. They carry deposits and bacteria for a long time and increase your chance of getting a corneal infection.
Dr. William Becker
Dr. William Becker
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