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Can I Swim in Contacts?

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Our quick answer is a definite maybe! You shouldn’t swim while wearing contact lenses because bacteria and other micro-organisms that live in the water can attach to your lenses, increasing your risk of serious infection. This includes chlorinated pools and hot tubs. So … really? Never? If you can’t swim without the correction your contacts …

Chronic Dry Eye

Elderly people frequently experience dryness of the eyes, but chronic dry eye can occur at any age.  Nearly five million Americans 50 years of age and older are estimated to have dry eye.  Of these, more than three million are women and more than one and a half million are men.  Tens of millions more …