6 Do’s and Don’ts for Contact Lens Wearers

6 Do’s and Don’ts for Contact Lens Wearers

       Contact lenses are a popular and easy choice for those who wish to improve their eyesight without wearing glasses.However, it’s important to remember that contact lenses are medical devices that require proper care and maintenance to ensure safety and comfort. Neglecting to properly care for your contact lenses can result in serious eye infections and even eyesight impairment.

6 Do’s and Don’ts for Contact Lens Wearers

      In this blog post, we will be discussing 6 do’s and don’ts for contact lens wearers.we’ll provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to maintain healthy and comfortable eyes while wearing contact lenses.

Whether you’re a new contact lens wearer or have been using them for years, this guide will provide valuable information to help you make the most of your contact lenses. So, let’s dive in and take a closer look at the six do’s for contact lens wearers to keep in mind.”

6 Do's for Contact Lens Wearers

  1. Wash and rinse your hands with a mild soap and towel dry before touching your lenses.
  2. Inspect your Lens before putting on the eyes to see if they are moist and clean.
  3. Use fresh solution to clean and store Contact Lenses. Never re-use old solution.
  4. Remove your Lenses immediately if you experience discomfort or excessive tearing or vision changes. Contact your eye practitioner immediately.
  5. Be sure to do a yearly check up with your Contact Lens Practitioner. Put your Contact Lenses before make-up remove Contact Lens first before removing Contact Lens.
  6. Always carry your Contact Lens case and solution with you if you are wearing the Contact Lenses in your eyes.

6 Don'ts for Contact Lens Wearers

  1. NEVER touch the Lens with finger nails.
  2. NEVER use a Lens if it is damaged or torn.
  3. NEVER use expired Lens prescriptions.
  4. NEVER use / wear your lenses beyond the prescribed schedule. Always follow the recommended replacement schedule.
  5. NEVER swim / shower with your Contact Lens in the eyes.
  6. NEVER sleep with your Contact Lens.


Frequent questions about Contact Lens!

Among all those who wear glasses, almost 8 out of 10 patients who wear glasses can try Contact Lenses. Now-a-days advanced Lens materials, designs make Contact Lens an option for many.  You must contact an eye care Practitioner for a fitting.  Only then can it be decided if you are suitable to wear Contact Lens.

No different types of Contact Lens with different fittings are available. Each Lens has to be fitted as per individual requirements.

Depends on the type of Contact Lens and frequency of wear.

Contact Lenses are being legalized with some basic requirements. Unregulated websites may increase the risk of eye infections.  So better to try them in person and buy.

No, once you get your Lenses from an eye care Practitioner, we will teach you both.

If you do not follow and adhere to the rules explained by your Practitioner, Contact Lens wearers do have a risk of infection.

Only the recommended solutions should be used to clean lenses.  This varies from Lens to Lens and also on the type of Contact Lenses you chose.