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

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