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Posted : March 30, 2009
hi oliver cant seem to get a answer for this...other that masks with corrective lenses can you wear contacts lenses with a standard mask

Posted : March 30, 2009
Hi there. You can indeed wear contact lenses with a normal mask. I'd suggest sticking with soft gas permeable ones as this limits the chances of any bubbles forming between the lens and the surface of your eye. Be aware, though, that there is an increased risk of eye infections with lenses, should your mask come off underwater.


Dr O
Answer provided by Dr Oliver Firth
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