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Can I go straight to contact lenses without ever wearing glasses?

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Dr. Daniel Coden
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

There is no problem with going straight to contact lenses for a refractive problem. Most patients like to have a "back up" pair of glasses as they may wish to wear them part time ( after taking contacts out before bedtime, if eyes are irritated, etc.
).

In brief: Yes

There is no problem with going straight to contact lenses for a refractive problem. Most patients like to have a "back up" pair of glasses as they may wish to wear them part time ( after taking contacts out before bedtime, if eyes are irritated, etc.
).
Dr. Daniel Coden
Dr. Daniel Coden
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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery

In brief: Yes

Yes.

In brief: Yes

Yes.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology

In brief: Try not to

For all of our contact lens patients, we recommend backup glasses.
Why? As a contingency plan in case a complication arises. It's best to not rely on contact lenses alone.

In brief: Try not to

For all of our contact lens patients, we recommend backup glasses.
Why? As a contingency plan in case a complication arises. It's best to not rely on contact lenses alone.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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