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Is it safe to wear contact lenses when you have a subconjunctival hemorrhage?
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Dr. Beth Friedland
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Sometimes
I would caution against wearing a contact lens if you ar having any scratchy sensation or discomfort from the conjuctival hemorrhage.

In brief: Sometimes
I would caution against wearing a contact lens if you ar having any scratchy sensation or discomfort from the conjuctival hemorrhage.
Dr. Beth Friedland
Dr. Beth Friedland
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It can be
As long as there is no discomfort wearing them, it can be safe to use contacts even with a subconjunctival hemorrhage.
A few words of caution: if the bleeding was caused by a scratch or foreign object, or if there is a significant amount of swelling from the bleed, you should not use contact lenses. Prior to using the lens, you may want to have your eye checked by a doctor.

In brief: It can be
As long as there is no discomfort wearing them, it can be safe to use contacts even with a subconjunctival hemorrhage.
A few words of caution: if the bleeding was caused by a scratch or foreign object, or if there is a significant amount of swelling from the bleed, you should not use contact lenses. Prior to using the lens, you may want to have your eye checked by a doctor.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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