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How do contact lenses cause pinkeye?

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Sometimes, chemicals used to clean contact lenses can irritate your eyes. You may find relief if you change how you clean your contacts, but be sure to disinfect them before you put them back in your eyes. Ask your eye doctor about the best way to do this.

From: How Can I Prevent Pinkeye? WebMD Medical Reference

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Bradford, C. (Editor) , American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2004, pp 75-88. Basic Ophthalmology

WebMD Medical Reference provided in collaboration with The Cleveland Clinic: "Conjunctivitis."

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on August 09, 2018

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Bradford, C. (Editor) , American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2004, pp 75-88. Basic Ophthalmology

WebMD Medical Reference provided in collaboration with The Cleveland Clinic: "Conjunctivitis."

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on August 09, 2018

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