soft contact lens

noun

Medical Definition of soft contact lens

: a contact lens made of soft water-absorbing plastic that adheres closely and with minimal discomfort to the eye

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“Soft contact lens.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/soft%20contact%20lens. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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