Here’s How You Can Simplify Your Contact Lens Care Routine

Here’s How You Can Simplify Your Contact Lens Care Routine

Wearing contact lenses brings benefits of convenience, comfort, and peripheral vision over eyeglasses. With today’s technological advancements, you will find contact lenses for different conditions, including presbyopia, astigmatism, and to correct a wide range of power defects.

However, with the multitudes of contact lenses and lens care products available in the market, it is understandable why it can get confusing to pick the best products and routine suiting your eyes.

Suppose you are frequent to wearing re-usable contact lenses, then you must know why it is essential to diligently follow all lens wear and care instructions provided by your eye care specialist. In case you feel overwhelmed with the daily lens care regimen, you can explore an alternative option such as daily disposables after consulting with your optometrist. It ensures you are wearing contact lenses that fit your lifestyle and you enjoy a superior lens-wearing experience.

To help you simplify your lens care routine, we have listed three easy steps that you can practice to care for your contacts.

Step 1: Thoroughly Wash Your Hands Before You Touch Your Contact Lenses


Whether you are wearing contact lenses or removing them, remember to first wash your hands properly with soap and dry them thoroughly with a lint-free towel or tissues before touching your contact lenses.

Use a gentle and mild soap that doesn’t contain any lotion, perfume, or oil as such elements may leave a film layer or residues on your hands. Similarly, for cleaning and storing your contact lenses, you must follow the same.

Step 2: Clean And Disinfect Your Contact Lenses

If you enjoy wearing contact lenses, you must remember to clean and disinfect your lenses after each use properly. For the same, after washing and drying your hands, put the contact lenses on the palm of your hands, and add a few drops of your prescribed lens care solution to it.

Then, use your index finger to gently rub the contact lenses as it helps eliminate any dirt or dust that may be present on the surface of the lenses that can irritate your eyes. Now, all you ought to do is rinse your contact lenses with the solution and store them in a clean storage case filled with your prescribed disinfecting lens care solution. Carefully follow your eye care specialist’s instructions to rinse and store them in a disinfecting lens care solution within a case.

To make the lens care regimen simpler, you can use Bausch+Lomb’s Biotrue Multi-Purpose Lens Care Solution after consulting with your eye care specialist. With an all-in-one lens care solution like Biotrue Multi-purpose solution, you can clean, rinse, disinfect, and store your contact lenses. It will thus reduce the hassles of handling multiple lens care solutions.

Step 3: Timely Replace Your Contact Lenses And Storage Case

It is crucially important to follow your eye care specialist’s recommendations regarding the prescribed contact lens wear and care replacement schedule. Failure to follow the replacement schedule can lead to eye infections and irritations, and in some cases, it could also have severe implications.

For the storage cases, as a standard rule, you can replace them every three months. Usually, most Lens care solutions come with their storage case, so whenever you use a new bottle of solution, you can consider it as an indication that you need to replace yours. Being careful about your lens wear and care routine helps you reap the benefits of comfortable, clear, and crisp vision for the long run. It also ensures that your eyes are safe and healthy.

For the storage cases, as a standard rule, you can replace them every three months. Usually, most Lens care solutions come with their storage case, so whenever you use a new bottle of solution, you can consider it as an indication that you need to replace yours. Being careful about your lens wear and care routine helps you reap the benefits of comfortable, clear, and crisp vision for the long run. It also ensures that your eyes are safe and healthy.

Simple Alternatives To Simplify Your Lens Care Routine

With today’s busy lives, if spending time on contact lenses care routine seems like a challenging task, you can opt for daily contact lenses designed for a single day’s use. It means that you can wear your lenses throughout the day and then discard them. For the next day, you can begin your day wearing a fresh pair of daily disposable contact lenses, meaning no time spent on rinsing, cleaning, and storing your contacts.

With daily disposable contact lenses, you get the added benefit of reduced chances of eye infections or irritations that arise due to improper lens cleaning and care. Additionally, wearing contact lenses that are daily disposables eliminates the possibility of proteins, dust, and other substances to build upon the lens surface over time.

Find The Best Lenses And Lens Care Solutions

At Bausch+Lomb, we offer you a wide collection of daily disposable contact lenses designed and intended to correct a range of power defects and multiple conditions such as astigmatism and presbyopia.

Explore Bausch+Lomb’s range of daily disposable contact lenses, such as Bausch+Lomb BioTrue ONEday Daily and iConnect daily disposable contact lenses (reasonably affordable), which offer a superior lens wearing experience while also keeping your eyes healthy.

If you have an active lifestyle and use digital screens for prolonged durations, then Bausch+Lomb BioTrue ONEday Daily disposable contact lenses are ideal for you. It offers high moisture retainability, lens dehydration, and protection against the sun’s UV-A and UV-B rays.

Similarly, if you are new to wearing contact lenses or want to make a switch to daily disposables, Bausch+Lomb’s iConnect daily disposable contact lenses may be ideal for you as it is designed to offer comfort and easy handling to first-time wearers. While you are at it, remember that your eyes are one of your body’s most sensitive organs, and thus, it becomes your responsibility to ensure its good health.

So, before you start wearing contact lenses, switch to another type, or make any changes to your lens wear and care routine, you must first talk to your optometrist and seek their advice. Doing so ensures that you keep your eyes safe and healthy while also enjoy precise, clear, and sharp vision. On your next appointment, discuss Bausch+Lomb contact lenses and lens care products with your optometrist and find the best lens and lens care products!

Sources:
https://cougarhealth.wsu.edu/2016/07/15/simplify-contact-lens-care-routine/

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