Contact lenses are a great upgrade over traditional eyeglasses, even beyond aesthetics. They liberate you from your frames, and your field of vision is liberated from them. This is further improved since contact lenses move with your eyes and you need not worry about environmental concerns like rain or having your glasses fog up. If you have already made the switch then you're already aware of the benefits, but it's important to know also how to properly care for your contact lenses, the health of your eyes depends on it. The doctors at Skowron Eye Care can help you learn more about what you should and should not do while caring for your contact lenses.
We will give you specific instructions for correctly cleaning and storing your contact lenses. They interact directly with your eyes so you should follow their guidance.
Disinfecting the lenses is necessary whenever you remove your lenses from your eyes, and of course before you put them back in.
Again, the doctors at Skowron Eye Care will direct you about the right type of cleaning solution to use, as it can differ depending on a variety of factors. Such as if you suffer from allergies, other conditions, and brand and type of contact lens.
Avoid using tap water to clean your lenses, use only the cleaning solution, and rub the lenses with it. Make sure your hands are washed with soap before handling the lenses.
Storing your contacts the right way is just as important. Make sure to clean your lens case using a lens solution and replace it if it becomes damaged, don't keep it for more than a few months.
Contact Lenses in Elmhurst, IL
Contact lenses offer plenty of advantages over eyeglasses, but they do require a commitment to properly caring for them. You need to keep them clean and replace them when recommended to avoid problems with your eyes, and of course, visit your doctors at Skowron Eye Care regularly for eye exams to make sure your lenses will continue to fit properly. To make your appointment today, please dial (630) 834-6244.