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Word! Contact Lenses

Contact Lenses

(En español: Lentes de contacto)

Say: kon-takt lenz-ez

Contact lenses are small, thin pieces of plastic that you put in your eyes to help you see better. They're kind of like glasses, except they're right on top of your eyes. That may sound a little weird at first, but you can't see them and usually you can't feel them either. How's that for a vanishing act?

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