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Tips to Wear and take Proper Care of your Contact Lenses !
Contact lenses have always turned out to be helpful in correcting vision problems
without causing much hassle to the person who is wearing the same. You just never
need to carry something externally, they become a part of your eyes and help you
carry on your day to day activities. But wearing them and taking care of them
requires certain tips to be followed. Let’s have a look:
Tips to wear contact lenses
• The prerequisites-
Before you start with wearing contact lenses
you must always make sure that your hands
are clean. In fact, before every use you must
wash your hands and dry them. Avoid using
any moisturizing lotion in your hands at this
stage. Make sure that your contact lens is
dipped in the solution before you take it out.
• The procedure to wear contacts-
Place the lens at your index finger and in order to avoid any confusion you can
always opt for wearing your right eye contact lens first.
Use your other hand to hold your upper and lower eye lid of the eye you are
going to wear contacts in. This is done so because you are certainly going to
blink if you are a newbie.
Close your eye once you are done with the same and roll your eye. This helps
the lens to settle down at its position. Blinking can help too to settle the lens.
In case your eyes are getting irritated, remove the contacte lenses.
• Removing the lenses-
Removing the contact lenses is one of the easiest jobs. Always use clean hands for the
Look up that is towards the ceiling and pull the lower eyelid from the other
Touch the lower edge of the lens with your index finger and slide down the
Hold the lens gently between your index finger and thumb and remove the
You must take care of the order in which you remove contact lenses in order
to avoid any confusion.
Taking care of contact lenses-
The under mentioned steps can always help you take care of your contact lenses:
• Avoid water-
In order to keep lens clean, the lens cleaning solution are available in market and you
must avoid direct contact of lenses with water. You must avoid wearing contact
lenses during swimming or other practices that involve water.
• The right storage-
Use the storage medium for contact lenses as prescribed by the optician. The lens
case must contain the solution in order to keep the contact lenses wet. Keeping the
lenses dry would make them inefficient for storage. In case your contact lens case is
broken or damaged, avoid using the same.
• Go with the schedule-
When you opt for contact lenses, the optician alwaysprovides you with the
information about how long you should wear the contact lenses. One must never cross
this limits and go as per the schedule because this always deteriorate the
performance of your contact lens and can also damage your eyes. Never stretch the
usage of contact lenses beyond their limit.
• Change the solution too-
There would be times when your lens cleaning solution would expire, you must take
this into consideration and replace it in a timely fashion. Better the solution you
have, better would be the performance of your contact lenses. Always make fresh use
of solution to rinse your contact lenses and avoid reusing the same.
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