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4 Reasons Your Contact Lenses Could Be Making Your Eyes Burn

Replacemycontacts/ July 21, 2011/ Eye Health/

Clean, well-fitting contact lenses should be so comfortable that you forget you’re wearing them. If they give you a burning sensation, one of several things could be wrong. 1. Your contact lenses are dirty. Protein deposits and other debris accumulate on contact lenses over time, even if you properly clean and disinfect them. These block oxygen from getting to your

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Can I Store My Contact Lenses in Water?

Replacemycontacts/ May 13, 2011/ Lens Care/

Never store contact lenses in water. Even the purest water contains bacteria and microorganisms that can cause eye infections. Water won’t disinfect your lenses. They’re made of plastic, which becomes a breeding ground for bacteria, fungi, and other pathogens within minutes of contact with water. Water can also cause your contacts to change shape and stick to your eyes, causing

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