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Aug 5, 2015

23 Terrible Moments That Are Too Real For People Who Wear Contacts

WHEN IT GETS LOST IN YOUR EYE.

1. Putting in your contact inside out hurts like hell.

2. When a rogue eyelash ruins your life.

3. Feeling like you're sticking an actual shard of glass in your eye.

4. And how sometimes it hurts like hell for NO. APPARENT. REASON.

5. When a spontaneous sleepover necessitates a DIY case.

last night i put my contact lenses in a sprite bottle cap filled with solution and that to me is roughing it

I forgot my contact case at home so this is where I'm keeping them tonight πŸ˜‚ #contactsproblems

6. And when your eyes are drier than the Sahara.

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7. Ripping the last contact in the pack.

8. When the only thing worse than getting in bed before remembering you still have your contacts in...

Got home. Changed. Brushed my teeth. Got in bed. Cozy AF. So damn comfortable. THEN I REALIZED. I STILL HAVE MY CONTACTS ON. FUCK.

9. ...is actually falling asleep with them in.

10. Losing your contact in your eye and being sure you'll never see again.

I JUST ROLLED MY EYES SO HARD THAT MY CONTACT GOT STUCK IN THE BACK OF MY EYE AND I LOST IT 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

11. Always needing goggles in the pool.

12. Accidentally getting this kind of solution in your eyes.

13. When you drop a lens.

14. Or when it falls out of your eye in public.

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15. Awkwardly having to convince people you aren't crying.

16. Or winking.

No I'm Not Winking At You, Just One of My Contacts Is Drying Up, an autobiography

Your corneas are like an HR violation waiting to happen.

17. Somehow, you always have an unequal number of right and left lenses.

I swear my contact lenses could be under constant armed surveillance and I would still end up with an odd number at the end of the month.

18. When you remember how expensive they are.

This is what it costs to be blind #contactprobs πŸ˜”

19. And how anything that can get in your eye...

Thanks to the toothpaste on my fingertip, I know have a minty fresh eye. #ContactProblems

20. ...will get in your eye.

protip: do NOT slurp ramen while wearing contacts. it will end with artificial spicy chicken burning your eye

21. When you forget to find your glasses before taking out your contacts.

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22. Adjusting your lenses in public and causing everyone freaking out.

When non-contact users watch me take out my contacts: "omg doesn't that hurt? How do you touch ur eye? I could never do that. Omg ewww."

23. Yet still knowing you'll never stop wearing contacts.