Question: Can I wear contact lenses, even though I have astigmatism?
Answer: Yes, you can wear toric contact lenses. Toric contacts were designed for those who have astigmatism.
Question: Can I wear contact lenses, even tough I have presbyopia and currently wear bifocal (or trifocal or progressive) glasses?
Answer: Yes, you can wear multifocal contact lenses. Multifocal contacts were designed for those who have presbyopia.
Question: Can I wear contact lenses, even though I have both astigmatism and presbyopia?
Answer: Yes, but you will either have to wear one contact lens for distance vision on one eye and another contact for near on the other eye, or Rigid Gas Permeable (Hard) contacts.
Question: Can I wear contact lenses during sleeping, showering or swimming?
Answer: No, due to much higher odds of getting an eye infection.
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