Learn about lens care tips and wearing instructions. What should not do when using contact lens.

Lens Care

Keep your eyes safe! Take time to care for your contact lenses. Here are some tips for keeping your eyes healthy and safe while you wear contact lenses.

What to do
* Wash, rinse and dry your hands before touching your lenses.
* Get a new case every three months.
* Use eye makeup that is safe for contact lens user.
* Use only suitable cleaning solution to store, clean and disinfection.
* Take out your lenses and call your eye care practitioner right away if:
– Your vision changes/ blurry
– Your eyes are red
– Your eyes hurt or feel itchy

What Not to Do
* Never use tap water to store or rinse your lenses. It can cause infections.
* Never mix different cleaners or drops.
* Never let lotions, creams, or sprays touch your lenses.
* Don’t use eyeliner on the inside of your lower eyelid.
* Never wear lenses when you swim or go into a hot tub.
* Never wear your lenses when you are using cleaning products.
* Never wear lenses when you sleep even during a nap.
* Never wear your lenses longer than you eye care practitioner tells you to. (recommended period is 8 hours per day)

Insertion Instruction
1. Wash your hands.
2. Situate the lens on the tip of the index/pointer finger. Make sure the contact lens is wet and finger is dry. Rinse the lenses with sterile saline solution.
3. Make sure the contact lens is right side out. It looks like a bowl when it is right side out and it looks like a saucer when it is wrong side out.
4. Place the middle finger of the same hand close to your lower eyelashes and pull down the lower lid.
5. Use the forefinger or middle finger of the other hand to lift the upper lid.
6. Place the lens on the eye.
7. Gently release the lids and blink, the lens will center automatically.
8. Use the same technique when inserting the lens for your left eye.
Note: If you are a first time contact lens wearer and still have any doubts about insertion or removal contact lens, please consult your eye care practitioner for more information.