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Does wearing contact lenses make your eyes weaker as in comparison to glasses?

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Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Ophthalmology

In brief: No

No but your contact lens powers will often be different from your glasses prescription just due to the optics of the lens being closer to your eye.

In brief: No

No but your contact lens powers will often be different from your glasses prescription just due to the optics of the lens being closer to your eye.
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
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Dr. Bud Kurwa
Ophthalmology

In brief: No

Neither improve or worsen your eyes they are merely help you see better while you have them on.

In brief: No

Neither improve or worsen your eyes they are merely help you see better while you have them on.
Dr. Bud Kurwa
Dr. Bud Kurwa
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