What Should I Do After I Receive My Contact Lenses?
Step 1: Wash Your Hands
Use soap to thoroughly wash both of your hands.
Use a towel to completely dry your hands.
Step 2: Soak The Contact Lenses
Every time you handle colored contact lenses, wash your hands.
Prior to insertion, lenses should always be soaked in contact lens solution for at least two hours.
Contact lenses that appear to be damaged shouldn’t be inserted.
Contact lenses shouldn’t be cleaned with saliva, water, or any other household items.
Step 3: Insert Contact Lenses
Use your middle finger to pull your lower eyelid down. With your other hand, you can simultaneously draw back your upper eyelid for a wider field of vision.
Using your index finger, slowly insert the lenses into the eye, preferably working your way up from the bottom.
To allow it to naturally adjust, blink your eye.
For the other eye, repeat the procedure.
WEARING CONTACT LENSES
- The suggested 8-hour wear period for contact lenses should not be exceeded.
- When sleeping or overnight, colored contact lenses should not be worn.
- You shouldn’t wear colored contacts when bathing, showering, or swimming.
- You shouldn’t wear colored contacts while playing sports, participating in aquatic activities, or engaging in strenuous physical activity.
- Under no circumstances should you exchange contact lenses with anyone.
- Attempting to put more than one contact lens in each eye is not advised.
- You are aware that colored contact lenses do not offer UV (ultraviolet) protection from the sun (unless specified).
STORING CONTACT LENSES
- You should store longer duration contact lenses in solution, in a clean contact lens case.
- You should regularly change your contact lens solution to ensure lenses remain bacteria-free.\
- You should ensure you clean your contact lens case regularly.
- You should carefully inspect your contact lenses before wearing attempting to wear them again.