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Updated 12 March 2015

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Swimming with contact lenses can be extremely dangerous and can result in bacterial contamination of your eye, eye infections, irritation and potentially sight-threatening conditions such as a corneal ulcer.

If you wear contact lenses, always put on a pair of goggles when you swim.

For more information on eye infections, visit the Health24 Eye Health Centre

 
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