Ophthalmology & Optometry/drusens


My 11 yr old son was diagnosed with drusens.  Would he be able to wear contacts at any point?

Hi Kim,
Drusen should have no effect on contact lens wear. Whether he can wear contacts or not won't depend on the drusen.  You should ask your son's doctor about drusen so you know about them.  The doctor will be happy to explain them.  
Best wishes,
Mitchell Axelrod,OD

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I'm happy to answer questions about eye exam findings and procedures, glasses and contact lens types/prescriptions/problems. I can also answer questions about general eye conditions/diseases. I do not answer questions concerning surgical techniques/procedures. Please state your age or within a small range when asking questions, as it is often important.


Optometrist 19 yrs.

Doctor of Optometry, cum laude; Residency in Ocular Disease

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