Cleaning Methods for Contact Lenses

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Cleaning Methods for Contact Lenses

There are many different methods for cleaning contact lenses. The best way to clean contacts is to follow the cleaning methods recommended by an eye care professional. These methods will depend on a number of factors including the types of lenses, health of the eye and lifestyle of the wearer. There are some similarities to these different cleaning methods and the following steps are included in most methods:

• Wash and dry hands thoroughly
• Remove contact lenses
• Gently rub contact lenses with cleaning solution
• Store the lenses in a case filled with fresh disinfecting or storage solution



1/23/2012 2:50:56 PM
EyeResearcher said:

Most people don't do these things above! Be careful, don't 'forget about it' and sleep in them regardless! You'll regret it!
Your eyes are important-When sleeping in them you loose epithelial cells which can mean a number of things: The worst is our eye will cloud up until you can't see a speck!
Scary, huh? there are other things that can happen, but after doing research I can tell you that that's the least talked about. Be careful-Don't risk your vision.


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