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Tips to wear and take proper care of your contact lenses

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

same too.

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


Tips to wear and take proper care of your contact lenses

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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