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Unexpected dangers of using colored contact lenses

Recent medical studies have warned of the dangers of using colored contact lenses for long periods of time during the day because of its effect on visual acuity, especially at night.

And one of the specialized medical websites quoted Professor Tatiana Shilova, a specialist in ophthalmology, that colored lenses limit the access of oxygen to the eye because of their colored surface, unlike medical contact lenses that have a greater permeability of oxygen.

Based on this, it is recommended not to use colored lenses for long hours, because depriving the eye of the necessary amount of oxygen “because coloring narrows the field of vision and limits the side vision, even the pupil area, which reduces visual acuity, and this effect increases in the evening, because the pupil of the eye expands in the evening. night time”

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