Updated on January 22, 2021
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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