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Re: Problems with Contacts
In Response To: contacts or glasses? ()

I tried the extended wear disposable contacts for a while, mostly on whitewater, and did not like them. I don't think I ever lost one, but splashes would sometimes cause one or the other to wander off to one side. I never did get to like sitting in a micro eddy in the middle of a class IV rapid trying to coax a wayward contact back into operating position.

Now these are my eyes with their own particular shape etc., and I don't claim my experience as universal. Also, I never got comfortable with the whole contact routine, inserting them etc., and may not have stuck with them as long as I would have if the comfort level had been higher. I may try again though, as I really don't like the inconvenience of glasses.

Also, I have never found an anti-fog the was any better than spit at keeping glasses relatively clear in situations where they would get heavily splashed or dunked. (I was really hoping that some stuff sold under the name Cat Crap would work at least better than average, but, alas, it did not.) Stuff that works for divers' masks doesn't work in this environment, as the inside of a mask doesn't get rinsed the way both surfaces of regular glasses do. I have found that Lexan lenses are less susceptible to fogging than the heavier glass ones, but still far from immune.

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