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... When I was younger, I took orthtricylen and yasmin. Both of them made my eyes hurt when I had my contacts in. Does it dry out the eyes or something? ... (1 replies)
... I would talk to both your eye doctor and your gyn. ... (4 replies)
... i know there are warnings that birth control pills can cause eye problems, including making you unable to wear contact lenses. has anyone else had an issue with this? ... (0 replies)

... I am having the same problem myself. I started the patch two months ago and my eyes can't tolerate my contacts anymore. My eye doctor says nothing's wrong with my eyes. Or my contacts. ... (4 replies)
... Nothing can be done about it. It's a common side effect that occurs with people who wear contacts. It's even listed in the little warnings pamphlet. It's caused by fluid retention in the eyeball. (1 replies)
... Didn't like the patch myself, I had the same side effects as regular pills. I had trouble with my weight and contact lenses and moodiness. ... (10 replies)
Birth Control?
Dec 21, 2004
... Well, birth control is different for everyone. Some people experience really bad side effects and others have no side effects at all. Also, it may take a while for you to find out which type of birth control is best for you. ... (2 replies)
... Birth control pills do effect some people's eyes which can lead to problems with the contact lenses. I guess it has something to do with fluid retention in the eyeball and it makes it hard to keep the contacts in comfortably. ... (3 replies)
... I have tried, OrthoT, Yasmin, the Ring, and the Patch. OrthoT made me emotional, fat, and I couldn't wear my contact lenses. Yasmin made me heavier because I couldn't stop eating. Even though it had a diuretic, I still gained weight and felt ill to my stomach. ... (4 replies)
Microgestin 1.5/30
Mar 14, 2011
... but I do know that with all birth control pills there is a chance that it could affect you wearing contact lenses. However, I've been on the Pill for 5 years now and haven't had any issues with wearing my contacts. ... (2 replies)

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