It's easier to keep your contacts in if you're not actively weeping.
But seriously, if your eyes are chronically dry, you will probably find contacts to be more uncomfortable than they're worth. Ask your optometrist for the science-y reasons.
Its in interesting question. Dry eyes condition is commonly misunderstood. One may think it means your eyes are dry, Infact dry eyes actually means your eyes are producing excess tears. Unfortnately these tears are mainly water and do not contain the essential oils for lubrication. thus leading to dry eyes
To answer your question contact lenses can be very unfomfortible with dry eyes as a layer of tears always forms below the contact lense. If this layer dries up you will get a very gritty feeling in your eyes. The good news however is that many opticians can supply contact lenses with a low water content some as low as 30% ( as the general rules is that the lower the water content the longer the contact lense willhold on to moisture) This will help with dry eyes. I would suggest that you try Acuvue Oasis or even Proclear Compatibles
I cannot wear contacts because my eyes are too dry. Every so often I will wear a pair when I go to a wedding or something like that, but then I end up with an eye infection.
Yes, if your eyes are dry, wearing contacts might hurt you. My eyes are not dry in general, but do become dry on some days.
But maybe using a contact lens with greater water content along with re-wetting eye drops can help. I use monthly disposable lenses and find them better than the permanent ones(yearly)
A doctor is the best person to answer this, but maybe you can try with good brand eye drops.
Do not continue if your eyes become red or if your eye itches after applying the lens.If you don't have any irritation, i think you can safely wear lenses.
We all know that, having a Dry eye is a very common illness of the tear film that is due to a deficiency of tear volume or excessive tear evaporation. This can causes damage to the surface of our eye leading to discomfort and irritation. For the best you can do is consult on an eye specialist for safety of your eyes, if you want to wear contact lenses.
Yes you can. But its important to first treat the dry eyes to prepare it to accept the contact lens. Secondly, there really are a lot of good contact lenses available today that are specifically meant for dry eyes. You can check out the contact lenses at http://www.killeeneyecarecenter.com/.
Well several studies shows that more than 20 percent of Americans have chronically dry eyes. That’s the main reason why lots of people suggest they cannot wear contact lenses. But fortunately there are good contact lenses available to fit people who have dry eyes. Such lenses are usually known as soft contacts whose fine example is shown by contactlensheaven.com. They contain water, retain moisture better and do not depict as much water away from the eye that makes them comfortable to wear in dry eyes.
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