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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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