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how can i tell which contact lens goes in which eye?

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How do you tell which contact lens goes in which eye?
This morning I accidentally mixed up my contacts, so I don't know which contact is for my left and right eye. I have two different prescriptions; the right one has a higher prescription Is there a way to figure out which one goes into my left and right eye? Is the thicker contact lens usually the one with a higher prescription? Thanks

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asked 6 days ago in Health by RoVale

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How do you tell which contact lens goes in which eye?
If you do not know, put them in and check your vision.
If it is not clear, reverse them and try again. Most contacts have no identifying marks on them.
answered 6 days ago by nijam
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Eye doctor didnt write left or right on my contacts
Got back from the eye doctor's today with my first pair of contacts in a very long time, but he didn't write left or write on them and now I am confused. One box is -3 and the other is -3.75, the right lenses on my eyeglasses is thicker than the lenses on the left. I'm hoping one of you geniuses can tell me which contacts go where using this information If it makes a difference I'm near sighted (can't see far away.)
answered 6 days ago by ScreamQueen41
If one eye is -3.75 and the other is -3, and one eye glasses lens is thicker, the -3.75 will correspond to the thicker lens. I cannot believe that this is not obvious.
The further from 0 is the further from correct vision. The more incorrect your vision is, the thicker the lens will need to be to correct for it.
Also, if you put the wrong one in each eye and your eyes are .75 apart, that's easily enough of a difference that it should be pretty incredibly obvious within minutes that you've got them in backwards.

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