Contact Lens Care

Congratulations on getting a pair of contact lens and being spectacle free!  It is important to establish a regular cleaning habit when you remove your contact lenses at the end of the day.

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Cleaning your Contact Lenses

Step 1. Wash your hands with soap and water and dry with clean towel

Step 2. Fill the contact lens chamber with fresh solution

Step 3. Place one contact lens on your palm. Apply a few drops of contact lens solution and rub gently with your finger

Step 4. Rinse the contact lens thoroughly and place into the correct chamber (right lens into right chamber).  Repeat with these steps with the other contact lens

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Cleaning your Contact Lens Case

Step 1. Pour away your old contact lens solution

Step 2. Rinse with fresh contact lens solution

Step 3. Leave your contact lens case to air dry

Do’s and Don’t’s

DO regular cleaning to prevent protein deposits on the lens and avoid eye infections

DO allow your eyes to have ‘1-2 hours of contact-lens free time’ every day to ‘breathe’ and dehydrate before you sleep

DO replace your contact lens case every 3 months

DO NOT use tap water or saliva to clean your lenses

DO NOT sleep with your contact lenses in the eye

DO NOT use contact lenses beyond their recommended duration (daily, fortnightly or monthly lenses)

Remember to take care of your contact lenses. Ask your Optician / Optometrist if you need any advice

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If you think you may be suffering from any medical condition, you should seek immediate medical attention from your doctor or other professional healthcare providers. You should never delay seeking medical advice, disregard medical advice, or discontinue medical treatment because of information on this website.

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