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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    Can I wear contact lenses if I have astigmatism?

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    Barry Zinn

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    I am a consulting optometrist involved with OPSM in Hornsby, Westfield Shopping Centre. . I qualified in 1982 and my focus is in primary eye … View Profile

    Yes you can provided that other criteria which apply to all contact lens fitting have been met.

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    Rowan has over ten years experience as an optometrist and since graduation from Melbourne University has worked throughout Australia and in the UK, in all … View Profile

    Daily disposable, fortnightly disposable, monthly disposable, and conventional soft or rigid contact lenses now all provide good vision for the majority of wearers with astigmatism.  Fitting is usually straightforward and quick.

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