(Closed) BC and Contacts

posted 8 years ago in Wellness
Post # 3
7975 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

Have you checked with your doctor about the possible side effects?

Post # 4
3332 posts
Sugar bee

I would check with your doctor.  I feel like I remember there being some sort of side effects with one of the pills I’ve been on related to eye health.  I’d give your doc a call.

Post # 5
18645 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

Hmm, I’ve never heard of that.  You might want to try a different contact solution.  When I moved to CO, I started using Aquify because some of the others didn’t work well.

Post # 6
1363 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

Hormonal BC can be linked to Dry Eye.  I had been on the pill for almost 10 years before I started having trouble, and have just started finding out that basically everything I do or every drug I take increases those risks.

Definitely go to your eye doctor.  I’ve been on Restasis eye drops (along with a thousand artificial tears a day) and my eyes are much better.  Not ready for contacts yet, but if you catch it early you might be!

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