Many find it pretty baffling shopping in the eye care section of most supermarkets. Nevertheless as overwhelming as this can be, it's essential to understand proper contact lens care. Those who aren't properly caring for their lenses, risk contracting a variety of eye problems including some that may cause blindness. Improper care can lead to damaged contacts, or even worse, eye infections or abrasions, which rarely but sometimes can lead to vision loss. People of all ages that are not ready to take care of their contact lenses probably want to seek an alternate form of vision correction.
Don't worry, though... proper lens care is easier than you may think. With ''multipurpose'' treatments and one-use lenses, taking care of your contacts is less expensive, requires less time and requires less trouble than before. However, there are several important instructions to be aware of.
First of all it is advised to consult with your optician to get personalized advice. Additionally, make sure you don't switch your care routine without consulting with your eye doctor first. Some products are not compatible with each other or with specific lenses and can harm your eyes. Our expert staff can help you decide on the correct care for your contacts.
All eye care professionals recommend cleaning and disinfecting your lenses once a day. Make sure to do this as soon as you take out your lenses. Not only will clean contacts ensure that your eyes will be healthier, your lenses will feel more comfortable. Don't touch solution bottle openings to any area including your body because it can contaminate the solution. Try to avoid getting tap water on your lenses, including rinsing your lens case, as it often transports a microorganism that can cause serious eye infections. And of course, remember to throw out your lenses after their intended use time to reduce the likelihood of infection.
It's true that there may be an assortment of products out there, but armed with a little knowledge you can be sure you are treating your lenses properly, ensuring healthier eyes and clearer vision!