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The In’s and Out’s of Caring for Your Contacts

 

Contact lenses necessitate proper handling to be considered a safe and sensible choice for those requiring corrective eye wear. Improper care can lead to ripped or torn contacts, or even worse, eye infections or abrasions, which rarely but sometimes results in vision loss. Any individuals that are not responsible enough to take care of their contacts may want to consider an alternative option for corrective eye wear.

Don't worry, though… proper lens care is simpler than it may seem. With all-in-one solutions and one-use contacts, tending to your contacts is cheaper, takes less time and requires less hassle than before. However, there are some essential guidelines to keep in mind.

First of all it's always best to consult with your eye doctor to receive personalized advice. In addition, make sure you don't change your care routine without consulting with your eye doctor first. Some products can react with each other or with specific lenses and can damage your eyes. Our expert staff can help you decide on the correct treatment for your contact lenses.

All eye doctors recommend cleaning and disinfecting your contacts once a day. Make sure to rinse your hands with soap and water before inserting or removing your lenses. This is among the quickest routes for dirt and germs to enter your body. Further, don't make the mistake of using saline solution to clean your contacts. This is only suitable for storing purposes, not cleaning. Additionally, be sure to clean your lens case with disinfecting solution after every use and to keep it open and dry between cleanings. Eye Doctors suggest that you replace your case at least four times a year.

It's true that there may be an array of lens care options, but with a little planning you can care for your lenses with ease, guaranteeing healthier eyes and clearer vision!