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Are You Caring for Your Contact Lenses Safely?

Contact lenses necessitate careful treatment and care to be considered a safe and feasible choice for those needing a vision aid. Improper care can lead to ripped or torn lenses, or even worse, eye infections or scratches, which occasionally can lead to blindness. Children and adults that are not responsible enough to take care of their contact lenses may want to opt for an alternate form of vision correction.

Don't worry, though... taking care of your contacts is easier than ever. With ''multipurpose'' care systems and disposable contacts, caring for your contacts is less expensive, requires less time and involves less trouble than before. Still, there are some important guidelines to keep in mind.

Firstly it is advised to speak to your eye doctor to get individualized advice. In addition, make sure you don't switch your care routine without asking your optician first. Certain solutions can react with each other or with specific lenses and can damage your eyes. Our expert staff can help you decide on the right care for your contacts.

All eye doctors recommend cleaning and disinfecting your lenses daily. Make sure to wash your hands before handling your contact lenses. This is one of the easiest routes for harmful bacteria to reach your body. Further, don't make the error of using saline solution to clean your lenses. Saline should only be used for rinsing and storing soft lenses. In addition, be careful to disinfect your lens case with multi-purpose solution frequently and to keep it open and dry between cleanings. Experts advise that you replace your case at least four times a year.

It's true that there may be an array of products out there, but armed with a little professional guidance you can care for your lenses with ease, guaranteeing healthier eyes and clearer vision!


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