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Can you wear contacts during or after a pupil dilation eye exam?

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2010-06-07 04:04:33

I would bring your regular glasses and sun glasses.

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No, but you won't be able to see for a while, anyway.

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I just got back from an eye exam. The optometrist told me to wear

my contacts, but throw them away when I take them out for the

night, and put on a new pair in the morning. He said sometimes the

drops could contaminate the lenses and re-dilate my eyes in the


I'm nearsighted, not sure if it's different for people that are


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