Yes, but you may have to wait until the eye is healed from surgery. How soon you may restart use of contact lenses will be up to your surgeon. Additionally, it may be necessary to get fitted for new contact lenses after Canaloplasty as the surgery can sometimes change your refractive error.

Contrast this with traditional glacuoma surgery (trabeculectomy). Because of the fragile nature of a bleb after trabeculectomy (and the risk of rupture and/or infection), once someone has had trabeculectomy surgery s/he cannot wear soft contact lenses after surgery for as long as the bleb is functioning. Hard contact lenses, however, are generally OK to wear even with trabeculectomy (though a refitting may be needed after surgery).

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