How Often Should Contact Lens Cases Be Replaced? : The Forgotten Eye Care Routine

What are the best practices contact lens users need to know? Does it stop at only replacing your contact lens on time ? There are more to just replacing your lenses to keep your eyes at optimum safety. Often, many overlook the step of also replacing their lens case hence, turning a blind eye to… Continue reading How Often Should Contact Lens Cases Be Replaced? : The Forgotten Eye Care Routine

Commonly Seen Eye Damages Associated with Contact Lens. Number 5 Will Surprise You

There are a number of reported eye damages associated with contact lens. According to EHSToday, around 800,000 eye injuries are reported on the job. Learn about the common injuries and damages to the eyes when wearing contact lenses and how to handle the situation to prevent further complications. Eye injuries that aren’t dealt with properly… Continue reading Commonly Seen Eye Damages Associated with Contact Lens. Number 5 Will Surprise You

Can I Use Hand Sanitizer With Contact Lenses? Number 2 Will Shock You

Using hand sanitizer before putting in contact lenses is probably not the best idea, although daily hygiene begins with clean hands. It is more essential if you are a regular contact lenses user. Why? It prevents pathogen from going into your eyes. Unclean finger tips can also infect contact lenses with various microorganisms which can… Continue reading Can I Use Hand Sanitizer With Contact Lenses? Number 2 Will Shock You

Eye Drops with Contact Lenses – Are They a Good Pairing?

It all depends on what kind of eye drops you are using. Sometimes dubbed as re-wetting drops, eye drops with contact lenses function by moisturising the contact lenses and hydrating the eyes. With this, the eyes will feel more comfortable, fresh, and at ease for a longer period of time. Contact lenses, on the other… Continue reading Eye Drops with Contact Lenses – Are They a Good Pairing?

Smart Hygiene Habits to Care for Your Contact Lenses

Contact lenses hygiene is everything! And especially if you are a regular contact lens user, hygiene is something you shouldn’t compromise on. Cosmetic contact lenses or regular contact lenses, you must take hygiene seriously so that your eye health stays intact. We will be highlighting seven smart hygiene habits for contact lenses. The following hygiene… Continue reading Smart Hygiene Habits to Care for Your Contact Lenses

First Aid for Eye Injuries When Wearing Contact Lenses

Any kind of injury to the eyes should be taken seriously! It is always good to learn basic first aid to stop or prevent further damage when it comes to eye injuries.  This knowledge can help save your eye from blurred vision, optic nerve damage, night blindness, visual impairment, and in severe cases, the loss… Continue reading First Aid for Eye Injuries When Wearing Contact Lenses

How To Remove Contact Lenses Properly & Easily

One of the issues that first-time contact lens wearers have is how to remove their soft contact lenses. This can be a daunting prospect for first-time wearers, and even long-time wearers of contact lenses sometimes find it difficult to do so.  Removing your contact lenses requires a lot of practice in order to get a… Continue reading How To Remove Contact Lenses Properly & Easily

Rewetting & Lubricating Drops For Contacts

Both rewetting drops and lubricant eye drops for contacts are used interchangeably; there is a minor difference. However, it varies from brand to brand. Some pharmaceuticals market both the eye drops on the same name whereas the others will have different benefits to offer against each product. Consumers must choose their eye drops for contact… Continue reading Rewetting & Lubricating Drops For Contacts

Why Do Contact Lenses Hurt And How To Prevent It

Contact lenses are very safe. While putting on your contacts may feel a little uncomfortable as your eyes adjust, they should not hurt you. However, if your contact lenses are hurting you, there could be an underlying reason for the pain. In this article, we’ll be looking at some of the reasons why your contact… Continue reading Why Do Contact Lenses Hurt And How To Prevent It

How to Remove Protein Deposits from Contacts Lenses?

Contact lenses are meant to provide crystal clear vision but soon after a few wears they start to become hazy. Contact Lenses are coated with protein that transfers from your tear film if you did not rinse it after each wear. There are several solutions available in the pharmacy on how to remove protein deposits… Continue reading How to Remove Protein Deposits from Contacts Lenses?

Contact Lens Solution Expired? 7 Brilliant Ways to Reuse It!

With the pandemic still raging across the world, you want to stay productive while keeping yourself safe. So you decide to open up your cupboards and cabinets, pull out your drawers and there you see it–your old bottle of unopened contact lens solution is lying at the back corner, long forgotten. Reaching in, you pull… Continue reading Contact Lens Solution Expired? 7 Brilliant Ways to Reuse It!

Can I Wear Daily Disposable Contact Lenses Straight from the Package?

Daily disposable contact lenses are the most favorite type of lenses among consumers and practitioners due to the benefits they offer in terms of cost-effectiveness and time-management. The best part about daily disposable contact lenses is the convenience they provide over other types of contact lenses. It limits the usage of lens care products &… Continue reading Can I Wear Daily Disposable Contact Lenses Straight from the Package?

Are Saline Solution & Contact Lens Solution the Same?

If you have just taken a major switch from glasses to contact lenses then let not the plethora of lens solutions worry you. True, taking care of contact lenses could be daunting at first but major thanks to technology that has made it easier to clean, disinfect & neutralize the lenses. As a beginner of… Continue reading Are Saline Solution & Contact Lens Solution the Same?

Measures to Prevent Dry Eyes this Festive Season

Dry eyes can be dangerous and if left untreated it can lead to complications such as permanently impairing your vision. Persistent dry eyes also mean irritation & corneal abrasions along with decreased contact lens tolerance. It is important to get into action with the first few symptoms of dry eye syndrome. It is a medical… Continue reading Measures to Prevent Dry Eyes this Festive Season

How to Fix Blurry Contacts & What Are The Causes

Ideally, contact lenses should provide clear and crisp vision without any discomfort. If you have always been wearing contacts without any complications, blurred vision with contacts raises concerns. Typically it is either a problem with lenses or with your eyes. People above 40 and children who are still in their teens may notice frequent changes… Continue reading How to Fix Blurry Contacts & What Are The Causes

Why do My Eyes Feel Dry with Contact Lenses?

Contact lenses obstruct oxygen permeation due to which your eyes may feel dry. However, it is very important to understand that contact lenses are not always the reason behind dry eyes. If you always find it uncomfortable to blink eyes with heaviness in eye lids and a gritty sensation then it is not contact lenses… Continue reading Why do My Eyes Feel Dry with Contact Lenses?