Quiz Time! Myths on Eye Health, Contact Lenses & more: Test Your Knowledge


Are you staying on top of managing your eye health, or beefing up your knowledge of our most critical organ? We’ve compiled 25 questions to test your knowledge, and see where you stack up. You just might learn a thing or 2 about your eyes. We test your knowledge in the topic areas below

  • eye health
  • how to choose & buy contacts
  • using & caring for your contact lenses
  • general eye facts

Time commitment: 5 -10 minutes

Difficulty level: moderate

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Wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses can make you dependent on them.
Glasses are typically better than contacts for playing sports.
Vision tests are one of the few that are not available via telehealth or online.
You cannot sleep in contact lenses.
Dry eyes when wearing contacts is often associated with high-water-content lenses.
Contact lenses getting lost behind your eyes is a valid risk.
Up to 30% of Americans suffer from some degree of astigmatism.
You can wear contact lenses while swimming or showering.
Cleaning my lenses is safe if the water is pure enough to drink.
Smoking, diabetes, and excessive alcohol consumption are known to be associated with vision loss.
Astigmatism can be inherited.
About a half of the world’s population is blessed with 20/20 vision, without the need for corrective eyewear.
Reading and watching digital screens in dim light cannot permanently harm your vision.
UV-blocking contacts are roughly equal in their protective power to UV-blocking eyewear, like goggles and sunglasses.
Its impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
Exposure to blue light from digital devices can cause vision problems.
You can exercise vigorously with contacts on.
Presbyopia is a preventable condition.
Contact lenses are a modern, 20th century invention.
Your eyes can get sunburned.
Eating carrots will improve your vision.
Nearsightedness and farsightedness typically appear in childhood.
Contacts are mainly appropriate for adults & teens.
As regulated medical devices in the US, prescription contact lenses can only be purchased from eye doctors and eyecare practitioners.
You need a valid prescription to purchase cosmetic contact lenses in the United States.

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