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Should You Even Be Allowed To Wear Contact Lenses?

Sometimes, you just gotta nap without taking out your lenses.

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  1. 1. Do you ever sleep in your contacts?

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    Never
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    Only for naps sometimes
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    OK, sure, sometimes I'm too lazy to take them out before bed, but not ALWAYS
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    Yup, pretty much always
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1. Do you ever sleep in your contacts?
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    Never
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    Only for naps sometimes
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    OK, sure, sometimes I'm too lazy to take them out before bed, but not ALWAYS
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    Yup, pretty much always

Okay, but should you sleep in your contacts?

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  1. 2. Do you always wash your hands before you take out your contacts?

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    YES!!! What kind of nasty monster doesn't wash their hands before sticking their finger in their eye???
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    Sometimes, but no one's perfect
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    Nope ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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2. Do you always wash your hands before you take out your contacts?
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    YES!!! What kind of nasty monster doesn't wash their hands before sticking their finger in their eye???
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    Sometimes, but no one's perfect
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    Nope ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Do you have to wash your hands, though?

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  1. 3. Do you take them out in random places when you need to?

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    Oh yeah, I'll do it wherever. My desk, on public transit, while hanging out with friends — if it's bugging me, it's coming out RIGHT NOW
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    If I don't have another choice, sure
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    No, I always make sure to find a place to wash my hands
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3. Do you take them out in random places when you need to?
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    Oh yeah, I'll do it wherever. My desk, on public transit, while hanging out with friends — if it's bugging me, it's coming out RIGHT NOW
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    If I don't have another choice, sure
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    No, I always make sure to find a place to wash my hands

Should you be down to take them out wherever?

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  1. 4. Do you use your contacts for as long as they're designed for (dailies for a day, monthlies for a month, etc.)?

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    Yes, duh
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    Sometimes I go a little overboard
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    No, I definitely try to get more use out of them
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4. Do you use your contacts for as long as they're designed for (dailies for a day, monthlies for a month, etc.)?
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    Yes, duh
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    Sometimes I go a little overboard
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    No, I definitely try to get more use out of them

But does wearing them longer than they’re designed for really matter?

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  1. 5. Do you shower in your contacts?

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    Yeah, why not?
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    Only when I absolutely need to
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    No, that's not good!!!
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5. Do you shower in your contacts?
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    Yeah, why not?
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    Only when I absolutely need to
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    No, that's not good!!!

Okay, but you can totally shower in your contacts, right?

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  1. 6. How often do you change the solution in your contact lens case?

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    Every day
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    Every few days
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    Every week or so
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    When I remember to
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    Daily contact life, man
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6. How often do you change the solution in your contact lens case?
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    Every day
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    Every few days
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    Every week or so
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    When I remember to
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    Daily contact life, man

How often should you change it, though?

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  1. 7. When you change the solution, how thorough are you?

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    I usually top off what's already in there
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    I dump and refill it
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    I dump it, wash it, and then refill it — the whole shebang
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    I use dailies so I don't have to deal with this shit
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7. When you change the solution, how thorough are you?
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    I usually top off what's already in there
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    I dump and refill it
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    I dump it, wash it, and then refill it — the whole shebang
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    I use dailies so I don't have to deal with this shit

How thorough do you need to be?

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  1. 8. How often do you change the case itself?

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    Every 3 months or so
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    Every 6 months or so
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    Uhh... whenever I remember to?
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    You're supposed to change the case?
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    Again, dailies
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8. How often do you change the case itself?
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    Every 3 months or so
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    Every 6 months or so
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    Uhh... whenever I remember to?
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    You're supposed to change the case?
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    Again, dailies

So, how often should you?

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  1. 9. Have you ever rinsed or stored your contacts in tap water when you didn't have solution?

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    No!!!
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    Once or twice
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    Yeah, it's convenient
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9. Have you ever rinsed or stored your contacts in tap water when you didn't have solution?
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    No!!!
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    Once or twice
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    Yeah, it's convenient

Is it that bad?

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  1. 10. Do you put your contacts in before or after you put on your makeup?

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    Before — otherwise I could accidentally smudge it
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    After — otherwise if I eff up my eye makeup and have to wipe it off, it's a huge hassle
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    I don't really care?
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    I don't wear makeup
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10. Do you put your contacts in before or after you put on your makeup?
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    Before — otherwise I could accidentally smudge it
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    After — otherwise if I eff up my eye makeup and have to wipe it off, it's a huge hassle
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    I don't really care?
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    I don't wear makeup

Does the order matter?

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  1. 11. How about swimming in your contacts?

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    Sure, why not?
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    GROSS, NO, DO YOU KNOW WHAT'S IN SWIMMING POOL WATER?
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11. How about swimming in your contacts?
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    Sure, why not?
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    GROSS, NO, DO YOU KNOW WHAT'S IN SWIMMING POOL WATER?

Oh boy, let's talk about swimming pools.

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  1. 12. When you drop a contact, do you always rinse it before putting it in?

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    Yes!! Duh!! It'd be disgusting otherwise
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    Usually, unless I'm in a hurry
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    Nah, a quick blow and it's good to go
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    I don't even put it back in, that contact is dead to me now
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12. When you drop a contact, do you always rinse it before putting it in?
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    Yes!! Duh!! It'd be disgusting otherwise
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    Usually, unless I'm in a hurry
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    Nah, a quick blow and it's good to go
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    I don't even put it back in, that contact is dead to me now

You get the point by now, right?

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Btw, if you want to learn even more about *proper* contact lens use, check out these seemingly harmless but gross habits you should definitely stop ASAP.

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