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Removing Contact Lenses during Wudhu?

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Question and Answer:

Q. I sometimes wear clear contact lenses instead of glasses. I don’t remove them when I make Wudhu. I want to know if Wudhu if my Wudhu is valid.

(Question published as received)

A. Wudhu with contact lenses is valid. Wetting the eye itself is not a requirement for the validity of the Wudhu. One should ensure that the face is washed properly and water reaches the skin at the corners of the eye.

And Allah Knows Best

Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed

Confirmation:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai

Jamiatul Ulama (KZN)

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