Ask the expert

Do contact lenses hurt?


No - contact lenses don't hurt, but at first you might be slightly 'aware' of them being there.

Your contact lenses shouldn't be uncomfortable, but if you experience any discomfort or irritation you should try rinsing them with saline before reinserting them.

If the problem continues, visit your optician as soon as possible.

Was this answer helpful?

We offer a wide range of contact lenses to suit most people

Shop contact lenses

Search for more answers: