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Recalled Contacts May Cause Torn Corneas

A brand of contact lenses that were “quietly” recalled in August may be causing vision problems from blurry vision to torn corneas, according to MSNBC. Federal health officials are considering issuing a public warning about Avaira Toric contact lenses, which are made byCooperVision Inc. and sold at Wal-Mart, LensCrafters and Costco.

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How to Wear Contact Lenses Correctly

Contact lenses free you from glasses, which makes exercise and even chasing after kids easier. They’re worn right against your eye, so as you can imagine, they have the potential to damage your eyes or cause serious infection if you don’t wear and handle them correctly. Once you get the process down and make it a habit, it only takes you a few minutes per day to care for your contacts and to keep your eyes safe.

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How to Show Kids How to Put in Contact Lenses

Some children are itching to get contact lenses from the minute they find out they need to wear glasses. Contact lenses are usually not recommended for children under the age of 12, according to Kids Health. A pair of contacts are much smaller than a pair of glasses, so they’re easier to lose. They’re also a bit tricky to put in, especially the first few times your child tries.