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Diving With Contact Lenses

Discussion in 'Divers with Disabilities' started by still new, Nov 19, 2009.

  1. Bronson

    Bronson Instructor, Scuba

    # of Dives:
    Location: Philippines
    for past 15 years i always dive with contact lenses with no problems. I take them out after a day of diving and use a new pair the next day.
  2. sydney-diver

    sydney-diver Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Sydney, Australia
    I dive with contacts and haven't had any issues. I did consider getting perscription lenses added to my mask but decided against that - I wouldn't be able to see without my mask on which would be a pain and potentially risky if I lost my mask. Biggest problem I've had diving with contacts - realising half way to the dive site that I still had my glasses on and having to race back home to change :)
  3. cleuk

    cleuk Garibaldi

  4. diveprof

    diveprof Regular of the Pub

    # of Dives:
    Location: Evans, GA (underwater of course)
    I dive with one contact in. Though technically I need correction in both eyes, I have been using monovision for the past couple of years and love it. I can read my guages and see distance clearly. I do not miss out significantly on peripheral vision and do not need guage reader inserts. I do not miss the second contact. I have over 1500 dives on contacts and have never lost one.

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