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Wearing contact lenses for a long time can trigger dry eye. Studies show that about 50 percent of people who wear contact lenses develop dry eye disease. Contact lenses can cause dry eyes if not used rightly, especially if you are already vulnerable to the disease.
Eyeglasses have always been the go-to solution for vision correction. Even so, many people want to switch to wearing contact lenses. According to the American Optometric Association, wearing contact lenses has advantages and disadvantages. Below are the pros and cons of switching from eyeglasses to contact lenses.