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Learn How To Take Care Of Your Contact Lenses

By Edited Jul 8, 2014 0 2

It's not a secret that contacts are the best alternative to glasses. They're simple to use, however they must be taken care of. There are many methods you could do to take care of your contacts and guarantee that they remain healthy and comfortable while wearing them.

Before wearing your contact lenses, the first thing you should do will be washing your both hands with warm water and soap. You also need to dry your hands carefully with a clean towel, as water and soap residue might get on the contact lenses, making them uncomfortable and it may burn your eyes when you wear them.

If your contacts don't fit into your eyes easily, you should not force them. Alternatively, you should put some solution in your hand, and gently rub the contact in the solution. You should also put some solution on it before you put it back in your eyes, and it should go in your eye without any difficulties. When you are not wearing your contacts, you should soak them in fresh solution. If you do not soak them in solution, they could damage your eyes.

If you start feeling any kind of burning with your contact lenses after soaking them in solution, you will need to try another solution. Depending on your eyes, some kinds of solutions might leave you with a burning sensation. This is very popular, however changing your contact lens solution will likely stop the burning or irritation.

You might need to use rewetting drops or saline solution to keep moisture within your eyes. From time to time, contact lenses could dry your eyes out, and make them feel uncomfortable. When you put some drops or saline inside them, the dryness will normally decrease. You will need to keep some rewetting drops or saline with you sometimes, just in case your eyes start to dry out.

If you're new to contacts, you should ask your eye doctor any questions that pop into your head. Usually, after you've been fitted for contacts, the eye doctor will show you how to wear your contacts, how to take care of them, and other things you need to take into account.

Caring for your contacts is not difficult to do. As long as you care for them, they'll care for you. They should be replaced with a fresh pair as recommended after certain period, to avoid any type of damage to your eyes. Contacts are a good alternative to glasses, however they need to be taken care of in the right ways.

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Comments

Sep 1, 2011 2:29am
danmont
Contact lenses are not very comfortable but we can't live without them; once you get used to use them it would be easier; at the beginning is extremely uncomfortable. Good information.
Sep 8, 2011 3:56am
JudyE
I don't wear contacts but many of my (young)friends do and they don't seem to have too many problems. Often I haven't known that they wear contacts. Thanks for sharing.
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