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    So your eye doctor didn't show you how to clean...

    So your eye doctor didn't show you how to clean the contacts? Try going to the manufactures web site, they have videos.
  2. People amaze me sometimes. Contact lenses are...

    People amaze me sometimes. Contact lenses are not designed to be "scrubbed".
  3. Common sense has to kick in at some point. Do...

    Common sense has to kick in at some point. Do you really believe contact lenses were designed to be scrubbed?
  4. This happens because the eyes are getting dry. ...

    This happens because the eyes are getting dry. You need to use wetting drops and/or blink a lot.
  5. Try using wetting drops.

    Try using wetting drops.
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    If this were 100% true then don't you think B&L...

    If this were 100% true then don't you think B&L would have done the same thing for their 30 day wear PureVision contacts?
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    Really? The Bausch & Lomb site says a two week...

    Really? The Bausch & Lomb site says a two week wear period. I would think the manufacture knows their product better than your Optometrist.
  8. Some contacts you can sleep in and others you...

    Some contacts you can sleep in and others you can't, it depends on the brand. Always use wetting drops throughout the day to prevent them from drying out.
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    Bi-Focal contacts and Multi-Focal contacts are...

    Bi-Focal contacts and Multi-Focal contacts are the same thing.
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    I doubt this issue a PureVision specific problem....

    I doubt this issue a PureVision specific problem. With glasses or contacts your eyes don't have to work as hard and can tend to rely on them. In time without using glasses or contacts your eyes can...
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    Add high allows you to see more for reading and...

    Add high allows you to see more for reading and giving up some distance, add low is more for distance and giving up some reading ability.
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    I think you need to see your eye doctor so you...

    I think you need to see your eye doctor so you can be shown how to put them in your eyes properly. It shouldn't be that hard to do.
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    I think how you handle them has more to due with...

    I think how you handle them has more to due with it than the amount of fluid in the lens case.
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    Again, how did you tear them? Flipping them...

    Again, how did you tear them? Flipping them inside out and back does not hurt them, so that shouldn't make them tear. Did they tear being on your eyes? Or did they tear due to you handling them? ...
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    You've torn them...really? I have never...

    You've torn them...really? I have never experienced doing this to contacts. How did you do this?
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    Not all contacts are designed in the manner you...

    Not all contacts are designed in the manner you described (translating). But yes there are multi-focal contacts. This site might help you, http://www.allaboutvision.com/over40/multifocalcls.htm .
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    Well yes they are more expensive per box. Have...

    Well yes they are more expensive per box. Have you tried looking up prices online?
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    I take them out each night and replace them every...

    I take them out each night and replace them every 30 days.
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    Another difference is that the PureVision...

    Another difference is that the PureVision contacts are rated for 30 days continuous use, while the SofLens are for 2 weeks. And while PureVision cost more per box, the SofLens contacts cost more in...
  20. No. There is no way contacts can make things...

    No. There is no way contacts can make things brighter. If anything things would get slightly darker due to another layer over the lens of the eyes. There may be something else going on with your...
  21. Mine are also the 30 day wear lenses but I take...

    Mine are also the 30 day wear lenses but I take them out every night. I tried wearing them a week once and my eyes hurt. At the very least they need to be cleaned, so I think a 30 wear period is...
  22. What exactly do you mean? I haven't noticed...

    What exactly do you mean? I haven't noticed anything other than that I can see better and no halo's while driving.
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    I am interested in this answer also. Last week I...

    I am interested in this answer also. Last week I was informed I also have the early stages of cataracts in both eyes. Late last January I was told I did not have cataracts and now here it is May...
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    You should be able to tell by looking at the...

    You should be able to tell by looking at the shape. Put the contact on the end of your finger to observe it. Nice and round is what you want, if it has flared ends then it is inverted.
  25. Whether you can read well with them or not...

    Whether you can read well with them or not depends on what Add you have with the prescription. You can only get Add Low Or Add High. Add High allows you read better than with Add Low, but you lose...
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    PureVision contacts don't fold as easily as...

    PureVision contacts don't fold as easily as SofLens contacts do. But you definately feel them in your eyes more than SofLens contacts.
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    I noticed after reading or being on the computer,...

    I noticed after reading or being on the computer, it took eyes minutes to finally see distance again. My eye doctor says the eye muscles are cramping. So if I wear reading glasses my eyes don't...
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    I tried mono vision for a week and that was all...

    I tried mono vision for a week and that was all could stand of it. Your head has to be perfectly aligned to see things in focus. I hated it.
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    This doesn't mean they are seeing clearly and...

    This doesn't mean they are seeing clearly and don't need glasses. Odds are they don't get their eyes checked annually. Often times people don't even know how bad their eyesight has gotten until...
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    I am not sure I understand what it is you are...

    I am not sure I understand what it is you are asking. Muti focal contacts allow you see distance and up close. Or at least that is what the manufacture claims are. Normally it is a trade off. You...
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    Muti focal contacts come in Add Low or Add High...

    Muti focal contacts come in Add Low or Add High for reading.
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    Then are you losing your farsightedness. I am...

    Then are you losing your farsightedness.

    I am in the same exact situation. My vision used to be 20/10 then at age 47 I started losing my distance vision, my reading vision was fine or so I...
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    Obviously glasses feel better on the eyes and are...

    Obviously glasses feel better on the eyes and are clearer. But contacts allow you to wear regular sunglasses and give you more freedom.
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    Believe it or not I thought I had lost one. So I...

    Believe it or not I thought I had lost one. So I popped in a replacement. A few days later I starting noticing that my eyelid kept feeling like something was under it but couldn't find anything. ...
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    I'm confused. You are able to see far and losing...

    I'm confused. You are able to see far and losing your near vision (for reading) yet you are becoming nearsighted? Which is being able to see near and losing your distance vision. This would mean...
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    Add high is stronger than add low, so things will...

    Add high is stronger than add low, so things will appear clearer near. But the trade off is you lose some distance vision. Add low lets you see some things up close and allowing more distance.
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    I have lost some of my distance and now also need...

    I have lost some of my distance and now also need reading glasses. When I use mutli focal contacts for my distance and add low I get some of my distance back, not as much as when wearing glasses. I...
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    Multi Focal Issues

    I used to have contacts only for distance and used reading glasses for up close viewing but this is a problem for things like driving where I also need to see the dashboard. So recently I tried...
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    I have tried both the PureVision and Soflens...

    I have tried both the PureVision and Soflens multi focal contacts. The PureVision contacts seem to be a bit thicker and easier to put in my eyes because they don't fold and stick together as much. ...
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