Can contact lenses break in the eyes?

Very rarely can a contact lens break in the eye. If it occurs, this most likely this would happen during insertion or removal. In the even it does, rinsing out the eye with multi-purpose solution should remove any remaining pieces. Contact lenses are more prone to tearing, also typically during insertion or removal. The concept of ‘breaking’ is usually reserved for old, very rigid materials, not typically in use today.