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  1. locked&loaded

    locked&loaded its redskin season

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    who has them? what brand do you have, how many days can you wear them in arow. how much do they cost and how many do yuo get in a box?

    well im getting contacts. in about 2 years my eye sight went down the crapper. im 15 so it sucks. cant stand glasses especially for sports. i also have a stigmatism so does that company make lenses for stigmatisms. thanks.
  2. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    Acuvue Hyrdraclear

    I wear them for about a month and then dispose of them. They come 8 to a box at about $35 per box I believe. I guess the final price depends on insurance.
  3. royhitshard

    royhitshard New Member

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    I use the same brand. I like them a lot. They breathe a lot better. Mine are also monthly contacts, but I normally stretch them out to about 6 weeks. Not saying you should do that, but I do. It will take a while to get used to them, but they are MUCH better than glasses. You will blink a lot at first. Good luck!
  4. calico

    calico Well-Known Member

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    Acuvue Advance w/hydraclear...

    I love them. I have had contacts for 5 years now and my vision has actually gotten a little better.

    I would have gotten contacts about 10 years ago when I was 16 if not for the ignorant optometrist who told me I could not have them. I am thankful that I was told I could have them with no problem in 2001 and they changed my life for the better.

    I can't stand wearing glasses now and I will wait for lasik surgery to get several generations in before I finally get it...I know too many people who complain about halos and problems seeing at night because of the surgery.

    I have the contacts that are worn during the day and last a month, but with good care, they last a few weeks longer.

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