Are contact lenses safer than specs during pandemic?

Despite having to use your hands, contacts confer no greater coronavirus risk than glasses, finds review

Contact lenses are not likely to raise the risk of contracting COVID-19, a Canadian paper suggests.

And contrary to popular belief, glasses may offer little protection from the virus, according to the review article published in Contact Lens and Anterior Eye.

One possible caveat to the overall safety finding is that no one knows whether contact lens wearers touch their faces more than others.

The researchers also point out that it's rare to find the virus in people's tears, so infection through the eyes is probably much

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