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How long does it take to get used to contact lenses?


Your optician will provide you with a timetable for gradually increasing the length of time you can wear your lenses, starting with a few hours each day.

It can take up to a fortnight to reach maximum wear time with gas permeable lenses, but it's usually much quicker for soft lenses.

Good hygiene and lens care are essential for keeping your lenses and eyes in good condition; always follow the care regime prescribed by your optician and make sure to attend regular aftercare visits.

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