Contact lens disposal contaminating our waterways

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Laura Nennig, OD August 20, 2018 Contact lens disposal is contributing to microplastic contamination in our waterways The American Chemical Society has published research regarding microplastic contamination in our waterways and how improper contact lens disposal is contributing to such contamination. Approximately 45 million Americans wear contact lenses, and according to research, about 20% may… Read more »