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Hidden Dangers of Contact Lenses

Hidden Dangers of Contact Lenses

NEWS, Women's health
A small disc of thin plastic is fitted to your eyeball and, just like that, the world sharpens into focus! Many people choose to wear contact lenses for cosmetic reasons while others choose to wear them for comfort reasons. No matter what the motive, before you choose to wear contact lenses, make sure you are completely aware of the risks that come along with them. Ophthalmologists are warning that the majority of people that wear contact lenses do not use proper hygiene and that puts them at risk of eye infections, including inflammation of the cornea. While some of the risks are minor, others are quite severe. They could even lead to blindness, as bacteria, fungi and micro-organisms can stick to contact lenses and cause pain, irritation and serious harm. Risks Corneal Ulcers One of...