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Corneal Abrasion and wearing contacts

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I know that you aren't supposed to wear contacts for a few days after suffering a corneal abrasion, but how long should you wait to start wearing them again?
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replied September 7th, 2012
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Marvins42,

Your physician should have given you a time frame. But, if not, usually it is recommended that you wait 72 hours. The cornea heals pretty rapidly.

If you still have discomfort in the eye at 72 hours, then the wearing of the contacts should be delayed till you do not have any more discomfort.

But, if you have concerns, you should contact your optometrist or ophthalmologist.

Good luck.
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