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Do you run in contact lenses?
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flugelhorn811 · 02/01/2019 14:10

I used to do a lot of running but haven't been properly for a few years. In that time my eyesight has got a bit worse and I now wear contact lenses full time. This might sound like a silly question but can I go running in them or do I need to take them out? I do get quite sweaty and I'm worried it's not a good idea. They're monthly lenses too so it's not like I can just change them after a run.

Thanks all!

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Unescorted · 02/01/2019 14:12

I run in mine. Sometimes they need a good scrub to get the protein off them if I have been extra sweaty.

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bigfluffytail · 02/01/2019 14:30

I've never thought twice about it to be honest. Always run with contacts in, never had a problem.

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JellyBellies · 02/01/2019 14:31

Same here, have run, swum and worked out in them. Never even thought about it.

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GemmeFatale · 02/01/2019 14:36

All the time.

My optican will let me buy a box of cheaper daily disposables to swim in on an occasional basis outside of my usual monthly ones. You could do that if you find the protein build up too much for you but try it first

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MarthaArthur · 02/01/2019 14:39

Contact lenses are always touted as being good for people who do sports so yes you can totally run in them. :)

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JustBeenNosey · 02/01/2019 14:40

I go to the gym and do classes in mine and it's fine

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ACurlyWurly · 02/01/2019 14:47

I dont run but my marathon running OH does and she wears her monthly lenses all the time

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flugelhorn811 · 02/01/2019 14:52

Thanks all! I did say it was a silly question Blush. Really glad to hear it though!

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megletthesecond · 02/01/2019 16:45

Yes, daily disposables. I'd never considered it an issue either tbh.

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