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Don’t wear your contact lenses in the shower

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People who were contact lenses in the shower are at greater risk of losing their eyesight, according to a new study. The research reportedly found that people who wear their lenses while showering are seven times more likely to develop an eyesight-threatening infection. Researchers at the University of Southampton found ...

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Which are better, hard contacts or soft contacts?

Can You wear halloween contacts over prescription contacts

When first developed, contact lenses were only available as hard lenses. Today’s hard lenses, called gas permeable, are much improved. They can be worn for up to a year without needing to be replaced as long as they are properly cared for. “Typically, the people who choose hard lenses have ...

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Are Contact Lenses Right for You?

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Does wearing a face mask have your glasses fogging up ALL. DAY. LONG? Switching to contact lenses makes that pesky problem a thing of the past. (Plus, contact lenses are completely safe to wear during the coronavirus pandemic.) And contacts offer other advantages, too. They are available for people of all ages — optometrists can ...

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What happens when you sleep in your contacts

Health Risks of Cosplay Contacts

Do you ever fall asleep wearing your contact lenses? It’s hard to remember every night to take out your contacts and it’s not always convenient, either. But if you’ve done it, you know the morning struggle to get those dried out sticky lenses unstuck from your eyeballs might be even more frustrating. Sleeping ...

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