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    Had an eye test today and was thinking of getting contact lenses instead of glasses.. I was in a bit of a rush and so didn't sort it out today but the guy basically said if I have contact lenses I will still need glasses (Sph -1.50 in both eyes.) I didn't really have time to really ask but why is this? Is it just their way of getting more money out of you? I am confused what the glasses purpose would be if I have contacts :confused:
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    It's a back up for if you lose one, don't get on with them or don't always want to wear them.
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    when you take them out in the evening so you can still see (most contacts you're only supposed to wear 8 hours a day but most people seem to wear them longer)

    or if you run out of contacts

    or if you get an eye infection so cant wear contacts

    they're basically a backup pair, so just get some cheapo ones
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    Well it's no good to wear connies all the time immediately after you get them, so you'll need glasses then.

    Also I sometimes find them hard to wear all day, for example when it's windy or when i'm boozing

    and of course for those lazy days when you dont wanna go outside, no point wasting a pair.
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    You'll always need to have a pair of standby glasses. Like others say you can't physically wear contact lenses all the time, and you shouldn't. A day off does your eyes a world of good.
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    Yeah, sometimes it feels good to take a brake from contacts for a day, for example after a long clubbing night.
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    you're supposed to only wear contacts for 12 hrs/day
    i wear mine all day and only wear my glasses when i go to bed/wake up
    and once when i lost one
    people were confused since they hadn't seen me in glasses in years
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    Ahh.. I should really have used some common sense! Thanks a lot.
 
 
 
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