contacts and boxing

Discussion in 'Contact Lenses' started by Markus, Jul 30, 2006.

  1. Markus

    Markus Guest

    contacts and boxing

    Is it okay to wear contacts while boxing or fighting?

    Do many boxers wear contacts while boxing?
    Markus, Jul 30, 2006
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    Tomasso Guest

    No. World Boxing Assoc rule for professionals. The International Amateur Boxing Association does allow them (soft), but very bad
    idea for the obvious reasons.

    Tomasso, Jul 30, 2006
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  3. Markus

    Markus Guest

    Do they allow hard contacts?

    I do not understand the reasons for not allowing soft contacts.

    I ask this because i have to prepare myself if some punk comes up to me on
    the street and i have to defend ymself with contacts in my eyes.
    Markus, Jul 30, 2006
  4. Markus

    Markus Guest

    why is it a bad idea anyways?
    Markus, Jul 30, 2006
  5. Markus

    Dr. Leukoma Guest

    I don't understand what adverse consequences could arise from wearing
    soft lenses while boxing. Having said that, I don't believe that
    boxing requires exceptional distance vision, since the sport is
    performed inside a small ring and the combatants are within arm's
    length, most of the time, or should be.

    Go figure.

    Dr. Leukoma, Jul 30, 2006
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