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How is more likely to develop eye cancer? Those who wear contacts or glasses?

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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

If you compare uv protecting glasses vs.
Contacts, there is likely a small decrease risk with glasses since they shield the eyelids as well as the eyeball. There is otherwise no proven difference in the rate of cancer development with the wearing of glasses over contacts.

In brief: Depends

If you compare uv protecting glasses vs.
Contacts, there is likely a small decrease risk with glasses since they shield the eyelids as well as the eyeball. There is otherwise no proven difference in the rate of cancer development with the wearing of glasses over contacts.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Neither

Neither contact lenses nor eyeglasses increase risk for eye cancer.

In brief: Neither

Neither contact lenses nor eyeglasses increase risk for eye cancer.
Dr. Devon Webster
Dr. Devon Webster
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