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What are risks and benefits of using contact lens as compared to normal glasses?

hi guys, any info what are risks and benefits of using contact lens as compared to normal glasses?
Sun, 24 Jul 2011
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benefits are cosmetic,improved peripheral vision and more normal size of objects.Draw backs are related to lack of proper hygiene leading to infections.
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hi,Contact Lenses Offer Many Advantages Over Eyeglasses Thinking about trying contact lenses? Whether you need corrective lenses for nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism or Presbyopia, contact lenses offer many advantages over eyeglasses: Wider field of view: *Contact lenses give you a wider field of view than eyeglasses. Eyeglass frames block your peripheral vision. This is especially true with today's smaller frames. You get a wider view of your world with contact lenses. More natural vision: *Contact lenses rest directly on the cornea of your eye to provide more natural vision than eyeglasses. Things appear just as they should in size and position, with no distortion. With eyeglasses, the distance between the lenses and you eyes makes objects appear smaller or larger that they actually are. If you are nearsighted, things look smaller and farther away. If you are farsighted, objects appear unnaturally magnified. Better peripheral vision *No matter which direction y
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By wearing contact lenses , there is removal of fluid from our eye?
  Anonymous's Response

Contacts are the best thing that has ever happened to me, they beat glasses and make me feel more confident about how I look. I have had no problem at all with them.

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