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jefffletcher2

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Re: Contact lenses and glaucoma
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2012, 07:41:58 AM »
I was just wondering. about if the eye drops for these conditions would affect your contact lenses.If so what type of lenses would you recommend?

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Contact lenses and glaucoma
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2011, 10:15:47 AM »
Q: Can people with glaucoma or macular degeneration wear contact lenses?
I was just wondering. about if the eye drops for these conditions would affect your contact lenses.If so what type of lenses would you recommend?
A: People with these conditions can wear contact lenses. In macular degeneration no drops are used, so no problem there.
In glaucoma, drops are used. So, the lenses should only be used when drops are not used. For example, a lot of glaucoma patients are on one or two times a day doses of drops. Thus the lenses could be inserted after the morning drops and taken out before the bedtime drops.

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Contact lenses and glaucoma
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2011, 10:15:47 AM »