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Contact lenses: if I wear them for too long will they damage my eyes?
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Yes
Yes overuse can lead to contact lens overwear (irritation, redness, etc), as well as increased risk for corneal infections (which can permanently cause vision loss), decreased oxygenation (corneal pannus), and the lenses can tear after used beyond what they are supposed to be used.

In brief: Yes
Yes overuse can lead to contact lens overwear (irritation, redness, etc), as well as increased risk for corneal infections (which can permanently cause vision loss), decreased oxygenation (corneal pannus), and the lenses can tear after used beyond what they are supposed to be used.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. Daniel Bustos
Ophthalmology
In brief: Yes
Yes if worn too long for whatever your eyes can tolerate, it can cause corneal edema, dryness, inflammations, and/or infections.

In brief: Yes
Yes if worn too long for whatever your eyes can tolerate, it can cause corneal edema, dryness, inflammations, and/or infections.
Dr. Daniel Bustos
Dr. Daniel Bustos
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