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Question:
I wanted to know if it's safe to wear two pairs of contacts at the same time. I have a pair of clear prescription contacts and a pair of colored non-prescription contacts. Can I put the clear ones on and then put the colored ones on top of the clear ones?

Answer:
Do not do this. One contact on top of another can alter the fit of the prescription lens and will diminish how much oxygen your cornea receives.

Answered by: James M. Heltzer, MDDr. James M. Heltzer

Categories: Vision Correction, General Eye Health

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Answered: Sep 08, 2013

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