Overwearing Contact Lenses

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Is it OK to wear my lenses for longer than my doctor recommends?

Overwearing Contact Lenses

Many people find they can make their contacts last longer than the doctor recommends. For example, a two week lens might last them three or even four weeks. However, this is not good practice as the lens material generally breaks down and protein starts to build-up on the lens. This leads to loss of comfort and an increased risk of eye infections.

   

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