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Do You Know How to Care for Your Contact Lenses Safely?

 

Contact lens wearers need to be careful to treat their contacts properly. Improper care can lead to ripped or torn lenses, or or even serious eye infections or abrasions, which rarely but sometimes results in vision loss. People of all ages that are not capable of properly taking care of their contact lenses probably want to opt for an alternate form of vision correction.

Don't worry, though… taking care of your contacts is simpler than it may seem. With all-in-one treatments and disposable lenses, taking care of your lenses is less expensive, takes less time and requires less effort than before. Still, there are several important guidelines to be aware of.

Firstly it's always best to consult with your optician to receive individualized advice. In addition, it's important that you don't change your care routine without asking your eye doctor first. Some solutions can react with each other or with specific lenses and can damage your eyes. Our expert staff can help you decide on the correct care for your contacts.

Proper lens maintenance requires cleaning and disinfecting your lenses once a day. It's important to do this as soon as you take out your lenses. Not only will clean contacts ensure that your eyes will be safer, your contact lenses will feel better. Never touch solution bottle tips to any surface including your eye since it can dirty the solution. Try to prevent getting sink water on your contacts, including washing your lens case, as it sometimes carries a microorganism that can cause serious eye infections. Lastly, don't forget to dispose of your lenses when they have reached their expiration to reduce the likelihood of infection.

Yes, there may be an array of products out there, but with a little knowledge you can be sure you are treating your lenses correctly, guaranteeing healthier eyes and clearer vision!