SHORT SIGHTED SWIMMERS DON’T NEED TO BE FISH OUT OF WATER!
Dressed in your best swimming attire, once you take off your glasses, the beach or pool becomes one big, blue blur.
Unable to distinguish between the lanes and the fear of not being able to see the bottom of the pool or sharks at the beach - shouldn’t deter short sighted individuals from swimming!
So what’s the solution to this dilemma? Contact lenses present as an obvious choice however, contact lenses should never come in contact with water. This includes beach, lakes, showers, hot tubs and swimming pools.
A serious infection called Acanthamoeba keratitis is a parasitic ocular condition which can lead to blindness. It is nearly always associated with the interaction of contact lens and water.