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I heard hard contact lenses hurt a lot more than soft contact lenses. Is this true?

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Dr. Elizabeth Holland
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Hard lenses, or gas permeable contacts, may be just as comfortable to some people as soft lenses.

In brief: No

Hard lenses, or gas permeable contacts, may be just as comfortable to some people as soft lenses.
Dr. Elizabeth Holland
Dr. Elizabeth Holland
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Dr. William Becker
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: I think, yes

There is no doubt that initially, hard (gas permeable) lenses are more uncomfortable than soft lenses.
Later, people are comfortable with them, but that takes time. There is an adaptation with gas perm lenses that is not present with soft lenses.

In brief: I think, yes

There is no doubt that initially, hard (gas permeable) lenses are more uncomfortable than soft lenses.
Later, people are comfortable with them, but that takes time. There is an adaptation with gas perm lenses that is not present with soft lenses.
Dr. William Becker
Dr. William Becker
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