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When I put on dream lenses, my eyes start hurting for few minutes. Is this normal?
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Unfortunately, yes
Dream lenses or ortho-k lenses force the cornea to mold to the shape of the lenses.
In order to do so, they squeeze the cornea against the inside of the contact lens. Depending on how tight the lens fits or how much squeezing is required, they can be uncomfortable. The benefits of ortho-k only last as long as you wear the contacts, and there are risks associated with long-term use.

In brief: Unfortunately, yes
Dream lenses or ortho-k lenses force the cornea to mold to the shape of the lenses.
In order to do so, they squeeze the cornea against the inside of the contact lens. Depending on how tight the lens fits or how much squeezing is required, they can be uncomfortable. The benefits of ortho-k only last as long as you wear the contacts, and there are risks associated with long-term use.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Dr. Joseph Barakeh
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
"dream" lenses, and any other orthokeratology lenses designed to temporarily reshape your cornea can be quite uncomfortable.
Also, many corneal experts are concerned about the long term effects of a rigid contact lens which is essentially "too tight" on the cornea. Hence, i cannot comfortably recommend the use of these lenses in everyone.

In brief: Yes
"dream" lenses, and any other orthokeratology lenses designed to temporarily reshape your cornea can be quite uncomfortable.
Also, many corneal experts are concerned about the long term effects of a rigid contact lens which is essentially "too tight" on the cornea. Hence, i cannot comfortably recommend the use of these lenses in everyone.
Dr. Joseph Barakeh
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