A handbook for first-time lens care wearers

Whether starting to ride bikes or drive a vehicle, it takes a lot of practice to master the skills. Using and caring for prescription lenses is similar. Undoubtedly, adapting to all of the regulations that come with contact lenses may be difficult. However, when you’ve learned the guidelines, it’ll be clear why multitudes of people all over the globe have abandoned their eyeglasses in favor of ocean blue contacts.

To have a greater understanding of what’s in the shop for you, read this quick guide to prescription lenses.

The information applies to both hard and soft prescription lenses and also everyday and extended-wear contacts however, specific care instructions may differ depending on the kind of lenses you are using.

How do you put contact lenses along?

When you do anything about it, clean your hands thoroughly with hand sanitizer and water to reduce the risk of an eye problem. Soap having excess oils or perfumes should be avoided, according to the ophthalmologist association, because soap can attach to the top of the eye lens.

To avoid particles floating over in one or both of your eyeballs, dry your palms with napkins or a lint-free towel.

While handling your lenses, stand above a clean, level surface. Whether you’re near a sink, make sure the drainage is plugged.

Carefully put your initial contact lens in your same eye, whether it’s your right or left eye. It prevents you from mixing up your right-eye and left-eye contacts, which are typically varied in intensity or size.

Take one of the ocean blue contacts from the sleeve and place it in your hand with care. Hold the lens with your fingertips instead of your fingernails.

Contact lens solution should be used to clean the lens. If you drop a contact lens, re-rinse it in water before attempting to insert it into your eye.

Place the contact lens just on the end of your pointer or middle finger, depending on which hand you’re writing with. Check for any ripped or cracked areas on the lens.

Make sure your lens is facing the proper way up. You’re able to put the lens over your eye whether it creates a bowl as the edges flip up. Unless the lens resembles a lid with the corners pulled out, then the lens should be reversed.

When staring inside the mirror, keep your upper eyelid open with your non-writing hand. Using your writing hand’s third or ring finger, press down on your lower eyelid. You may also widen your top and bottom jaws by using the fingers and thumb of your non-writing hands. Place the contact lens over your eye. In doing so, look next to you or up towards the ceiling.

To assist the lens set appropriately, slowly close your eyelids and spin them in such a complete circle. Wink just a few times after opening your eyes. Examine your eye in the mirror to determine if the lens is visible in the middle.

Your eye must feel comfy and your sight ought to be good when the lens is implanted and positioned appropriately. You’ll have to remove and reintroduce the lens when you’re uncomfortable or your eyesight is hazy.

Resume the procedure with your second lens when you’ve got the first one in.