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Contact Lens

Contact lenses are very thin and are placed directly on the surface of the eyes (cornea), which helps to improve vision. Contact lenses are made of plastics and are of two types, namely hard and soft contact lenses. They aid in correcting refractive vision problems such as myopia (nearsightedness), hyper myopia (farsightedness), astigmatism (distorted vision), and presbyopia (changes in the vision that occurs with age).

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What should I do if I am unable to remove my contact lenses?

Query: Hello doctor,My husband has not removed his contact lens from his eyes in over 10 years he says. He cannot remove them. Please let me know what he should do.  Read Full »

Dr. Agarwal Krishna Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If contact lens has been there for the last 10 years, then it would cause a lot of problems like redness, watering, itching, pain, blurring of vision. I do not think the contact lens is still there. You should still consult an ophthalmologist for an eye exam to ascert...  Read Full »

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