If you wear contact lenses, you obviously need to take care of them. They demand much more attention and care than prescription glasses. Find out with us what are the right actions to preserve and properly maintain your contact lenses.
Contact lenses require much more care
Contact lenses are more fragile than prescription glasses, and since they are in direct contact with the eye, it is necessary to know the hygienic gestures to take care of them.
How to clean your lenses?
– With a cleaning solution: leave your lenses in the solution and you can rub them with your index finger;
– Each time you are going to use your lenses, throw away the solution in the case and add a fresh solution. It’s best to keep your contact lenses clean.
– Also clean your case with the solution and not with water and let it air dry and not with a towel or a cloth.
What not to do?
– Never wash them with water or any other solution except the one dedicated to cleaning your lenses.
– Avoid sleeping with it.
What steps to take when wearing contact lenses?
It is strongly advised that you do not wear lenses for longer than the time recommended by your eye doctor. Also, be aware that if you sleep with them, your eyes may be irritated and dry. You should also know that for hygiene reasons, you should never wear someone else’s contact lenses, you may also damage your eyes. Also, never leave your contact lenses in the open, they may dry out. You must also respect the wearing time of your lenses, do not think about exceeding it because this can cause irritations such as watery, red, swollen, painful eyes or you may suffer from blurred vision.
To avoid any infection, it is best to follow the advice given above. Les lentilles de contact sont certes très confortables mais nécessitent autant de soin. Come and consult in one of our branches, we can give you the necessary advice if you wear or want to wear contact lenses.