The majority of Americans choose to wear contacts to correct their vision because contacts allow patients to go about their day without the hassle of glasses. Even though contacts lenses may be more convenient, they might pose a few issues if the contact wearer doesn’t care for them properly.
If the contact wearer fails to wear, clean, disinfect, and store their contact lenses correctly, they are at risk for eye infections that can be painful, disrupting daily activities. It is essential to your eye health to know how to properly take care of your contact lenses. Eye Care Oklahoma considers their patients to be family and have provided a list you can use as a guideline to help keep up with your eye care.
- Wash your hand with soap and water
- don’t sleep in your contacts
- keep water away from your contact lenses don’t “top off” solution
- replace your contact lens case at least once every 2-3 months
- give your eyes a rest
If you are someone who likes to wear contact lenses for fun or on Halloween, make sure the decorative lenses are proscribed and fitted by your Eye Care Oklahoma eye care professional.
Call our Moore or Western office today if you would like to learn more about how you can keep your eyes clean and healthy.