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Ghosting in one eye [new contacts]

I just got contacts for the first time a couple of days ago. With both eyes open, things appear slightly blurry. With only my left eye open, things appear sharp and clear. But with only my right eye open, I often see a translucent, blurry copy of things slightly to the top and left. For example, if I hold my hand an arms length in front of me and cover my left eye, I see my regular hand and then a blurry outline of it up and left a little.

I assume this isn't correct, but my eyecare provider won't be around for about 5 days so I can't talk to him. Should I continue to wear them and see if I get used to them or just go back to my glasses until I can see him again?

My right eye does have some astigmatism if I remember right.
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233488 tn?1310693103
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This question needs to be answered by your contact lens fitter. A responsible "contact fitter" has provisions to have a competent contact lens person available when they go on vacation or available.

JCH MD
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Thanks, that would be nice wouldn't it? :) I suppose I'll just give it another day or so and switch back to glasses until he's around if things don't improve.
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