Monthly Archives: March 2012

Risks of LASIK vs. Contact Lenses for Swimming

“Being a cornea specialist in Fairfield County Connecticut means that we see a good number of contact lens wearers who are college students for eye exams at Doctor & Associates. With spring break plans right around the corner, we often hear patient questions about wanting to wear their contacts while in a pool, the ocean or hot tub,” commented Leslie Doctor, M.D. “Contact lenses really should not be worn for swimming, taking showers, in bath tubs or in hot tubs as this poses safety risks to patients.” Continue reading