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Question uggh. contacts! - December 28th 2009, 11:07 PM

im getting contacts (perscription) for the 1st time tomorrow. i wanna get colored (i already picked out whic color and everythin--- im such a dork ), but my mom wants me to get clear for the 1st time. she says that she'll "ask the doc tomorrow and see", but i know she has a real reason, even if she says she doesnt..... how do i convince her?
   
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Re: uggh. contacts! - December 29th 2009, 12:24 AM

To be honest...I don't know if you'll be able to "convince" her, but you can at least present your reasons why you want them.

But I must offer my two cents here. I've had contacts for years (though I prefer glasses), and I've tried the color contacts upon my first fittings for lenses. I found them to be a bit more uncomfortable, so maybe it is for the best that you get clear contacts for now. The clear contacts aren't the last pair you'll ever get, I know that for sure. So maybe once you get used to the contacts you'll be getting, move on up to color contacts?

Another thing you can do is talk to your optometrist that will be fitting you about possibly trying the color lenses. If your mom likes them, she may be more inclined to getting them for you. :>
   
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Re: uggh. contacts! - December 29th 2009, 01:00 PM

Can you get prescription colour contacts? I've been wondering about it for yeaaars...
   
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Re: uggh. contacts! - December 29th 2009, 04:50 PM

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I think that getting clear ones until you get used them would be a good idea, and then switching to color. I know that I got new contacts ever month, but then I stopped using them. Because the contacts were so close to my eyeball, it changed my sight and now I don't need anything.
   
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Re: uggh. contacts! - December 29th 2009, 07:55 PM

my first perscription contacts were bright yellow cats eye contacts lol... and they were so much more comfortable than the clear ones i have now.

But its diffrent with everyone, my sister really struggles with her coloured contacts!



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