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If I have two-week contact lenses, does that mean I can use them 14 times?

Having two-week contact lenses does not necessarily mean you can use them 14 times. Two-week contact lenses can be used for two weeks no matter how many times you use them during that two-week period. Once you crack the package open, you have 14 days to use those lenses. A lot of people are under the misconception that 14 days equal 14 uses, but the bacterial contamination is still happening despite how many times you've used them, just based on the time that the contacts have been open.

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