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Be sure to ask your doctor these important questions about eye health in your first or next visit. Download a printable version PDF(113KB) of the questions for your doctor.

IF YOU ARE A NEW CONTACT LENS WEARER

  • How long does it take to get used to contact lenses if you’ve never worn them before?
  • What can I do while wearing my lenses—sleep, swim, play sports?
  • Will wearing lenses make my eye better or worse?
  • Should I wear contact lenses or have laser surgery?
  • Are contact lenses difficult to care for?
  • Does it really matter what contact solutions I use?
  • What steps do I have to take to disinfect my lenses?
  • Can I use rewetting drops with my contact lenses?
  • How do I know when I should throw away my contact lenses?
  • How do I take off my make-up?
  • Can a contact lens get lost behind my eye?
  • Am I old enough to wear contact lenses?
  • What kinds of contact lenses are available?
  • What do I have to do if I want colored contact lenses?
  • Is there really a difference between daily- and extended-wear contact lenses?
  • Can I wear contact lenses if I have bifocal eyeglasses?
  • Do you have lenses that are useful in patients who have dry eye?
  • How often should I have my eyes examined?
  • Can I share my contact lenses with a friend?
  • Do general medications affect my contact lenses?
IF YOU ARE A CURRENT CONTACT WEARER

  • Should I wear contact lenses or have laser eye surgery?
  • Does it really matter what contact solutions I use?
  • Can I use rewetting drops with my contact lenses?
  • What kinds of contact lenses are available?
  • What do I have to do if I want colored contact lenses?
  • Is there really a difference between daily- and extended-wear contact lenses?
  • Can I wear contact lenses if I have bifocal eyeglasses?
  • Do you have contact lenses that are useful in patients who have dry eye?
  • Why do I need an eye check? My contact lenses are fine and I just need more.
  • Do general medications affect my contact lenses?