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Are colored contacts safe to use? What are their long-term effects?

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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Generally

Make sure the contacts are fitted by a professional contact lens fitter. Do not sleep in them-- the risk of infection goes up 30 fold.
If the contacts are managed properly, there should be no long-term effects.

In brief: Generally

Make sure the contacts are fitted by a professional contact lens fitter. Do not sleep in them-- the risk of infection goes up 30 fold.
If the contacts are managed properly, there should be no long-term effects.
Dr. Theodore Wu
Dr. Theodore Wu
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology

In brief: Maybe...

If they are prescribed by an eye care professional and are not novelty lenses, color contacts carry the same risks as clear lenses.
Most important thing is regular hygiene.

In brief: Maybe...

If they are prescribed by an eye care professional and are not novelty lenses, color contacts carry the same risks as clear lenses.
Most important thing is regular hygiene.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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