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What are the symptoms of an eye infection caused by contact lenses?

Symptoms of an eye infection caused by contact lenses include the following:

  • eyes are irritated or red
  • worsening pain in or around the eyes even after contact lenses have been removed
  • eyes are sensitive to light
  • vision suddenly becomes blurry
  • eyes are watery or have a discharge

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