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Many contact lens wearers do not have the same prescription in both eyes. This may be because one eye is weaker than the other or because the eyes are a slightly different size or shape. When the left and right contact lens do not have the same prescription it is important to avoid wearing the contacts in the wrong eye. Most eye care providers recommend inserting and removing the same lens first each time to minimize the potential for inserting the contacts in the wrong eye or the long side of the storage case.