6 doctors weighed in:
I have recently gotten a new, stronger prescription for contacts. Can that be making my eyes fatigued?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly
If the prescription is too strong for you, you may end up having to "focus through" the contact lenses in order to see clearly.
This can cause strain and fatigue. If it persists, see the eye doctor who prescribed the lenses and have your presciption checked again.

In brief: Possibly
If the prescription is too strong for you, you may end up having to "focus through" the contact lenses in order to see clearly.
This can cause strain and fatigue. If it persists, see the eye doctor who prescribed the lenses and have your presciption checked again.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Thank
Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Usually not
However, if you are a myope (nearsighted) and now have full correction, then you have to accommodate more to see things at near and constant accommodation can make your eyes feel fatigued.

In brief: Usually not
However, if you are a myope (nearsighted) and now have full correction, then you have to accommodate more to see things at near and constant accommodation can make your eyes feel fatigued.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Arnon Rubin
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
20 years in practice
162K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors