Caring for Your Contacts
The amount of products and steps to follow for proper contact lens care can seem overwhelming to new contact wearers. For people who regularly wear contacts, it’s easy to get used to a routine and accidentally skip essential steps. It is important for your health to not skip steps and properly clean and care for your contacts every time.
Tips to Care for Your Soft Contacts
How to Clean Your Contacts
- Clean each contact lens individually.
- Put the contact lens in your palm along with some drops of solution and carefully rub them clean for about 20 seconds.
- Then, place the contact in your clean case filled with fresh solution.
- Be sure to replace the solution in your case every day.
Common Types of Solutions and Cleaners
There are a wide variety of contact lens solutions and cleaners out there. Different products such as multipurpose or saline solution have specific purposes and should not be used for anything other than what is instructed. View our types of contact lens solutions guide to learn more.
Give Your Eyes a Break
After wearing contact lenses for days, weeks, or even a month at a time, you need to let your eyes breathe. Try to give them a break from contact lenses at least once a week. Make sure you have a pair of eyeglasses that you can switch to. Our sister site, DiscountGlasses.com offers a variety of quality, affordable eyeglasses with free shipping and returns.