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    I've just come back from the almightiest rainfall ever. Do I have to remove my contact lenses, I can't find any info in the guide or anywhere else? Please help I don't want to get an eye infection.cheers.
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    I mean contact lenses not loenses!lol
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    no dont worry about it, unless they are uncomfortable just leave them.
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    Yes, thanks a lot!
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    You only have to remove your contact lenses around water when you are swimming or having a bath. You can wear them in the shower or when it rains.
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    unlikely anything would happen. don't swim in them regularly like i did tho! i think i'm in trouble, got a check up today!
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    What happens if you wear them while you swim? I do it all the time and I've never had any problems...
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    you can get an infection from a certain bacteria present in all water i think.
    while its a slim chance, i've been told wearing goggles and wearing dailies rather than monthlies is advisable. but i've been on monthlies! and my eyes hurt with lenses in now...
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    i just got my first set of monthlies today! whoo!
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    (Original post by biggie-n)
    you can get an infection from a certain bacteria present in all water i think.
    while its a slim chance, i've been told wearing goggles and wearing dailies rather than monthlies is advisable. but i've been on monthlies! and my eyes hurt with lenses in now...
    mleh, i tried to be good and use last months lenses when i went swimming... but then i got bored of that too. if the optician asks just say you do wear googles.

    lou xxx
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    Of course you can wear them when it rains. I found they annoy me in the shower though cos you get water on your lashes that you want to rub off.
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    (Original post by lou p lou)
    mleh, i tried to be good and use last months lenses when i went swimming... but then i got bored of that too. if the optician asks just say you do wear googles.

    lou xxx
    wearing last months lenses is probably a bad idea. don't you chuck them away?:eek:
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    Yes but not when it hails. :p:
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    I noticed someone said you cannot wear them in the bath, didn't know that.

    As for rainfall, I wear them when it rains doesn't do them any harm.
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    (Original post by [email protected])
    You only have to remove your contact lenses around water when you are swimming or having a bath. You can wear them in the shower or when it rains.
    I swim, dive and SCUBA dive in mine... have done for ages, oops! :p:
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    Yer I wear mine Swimming
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    i thought theyd fall out when submerged!!
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    nope they don't
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    I have opened my eyes underwater with them in and nothing happened....they loved it.
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    (Original post by biggie-n)
    you can get an infection from a certain bacteria present in all water i think.
    to expand on that, if the bacteria get between the lense and your eye it is quite possible that by the end of the day you have no corneas left
 
 
 
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