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Are glasses safer than contact lenses?

Glasses are safer than contact lenses. Glasses provide a physical barrier between the eyes and the outside world. People who like to wake up with perfect vision and are guilty of sleeping in contact lenses might look into a laser refractive procedure to see if they're a candidate. People who want to stay in contact lenses should practice excellent contact lens hygiene. 

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