Is It Safe to Swim With Contact Lenses, Either With or Without Goggles?
31 Mar Is It Safe to Swim With Contact Lenses, Either With or Without Goggles?
Can You Swim with Contact Lenses?
From All About Vision
Wearing contact lenses can be a godsend for those who have vision issues. Contacts are a marvel of innovation, and make wearing glasses for corrective vision seem clumsy and cumbersome. Contacts are not without maintenance and pitfalls, however, as this post from All About Vision points out. Sleeping with, showering with, and swimming with contact lenses is not advised for any number of reasons. Should the wearer of contacts contract a number of viruses or disorders of the eye through swimming, the worst case outcome can result in vision loss and the need for a corneal transplant.
Here is an excerpt from the post: