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soft lens

noun
1.
a nonrigid contact lens made of porous plastic, having a high water content that is replenished from eye surface moisture.
Also called hydrophilic.
Compare hard lens.
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soft lens

noun
1.
a flexible hydrogel lens worn on the surface of the eye to correct defects of vision Compare hard lens, gas-permeable lens
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