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Reminders

Adjusting to Contact Lenses

  • Don’t wear contact lenses for more than 2–3 hours on the first day. Build up the wearing time of your lenses by one hour a day. The average time to get used to the lenses is two weeks.
  • Depending on the type of lens, contact lenses can be worn for an average of 8 to 12 hours a day. Avoid wearing contact lenses for longer than is advised and necessary.
  • Always wash your hands before applying and removing the lenses.
  • Before putting on the lens, make sure it’s in the correct orientation.
  • Make sure you are applying the correct lens (left and right lenses may differ).
  • If you intend to wear makeup, apply the lenses before applying makeup. Later, remove the lenses before you remove your makeup.
  • Before applying and removing, clean the lenses with care solution: place the lens in the palm of your hand, add a few drops of care solution on it, and rub the lens gently on both sides or “wash” both sides with the solution.
  • The care solution must be changed in the container daily. If the lenses are not used for a long time, the care solution must be changed every week.
  • All kinds of aerosols are harmful to the lens surface (such as hairspray, deodorant, etc.).
  • Remove and inspect the lenses (e.g. is the orientation correct, are they broken) if you experience tingling or the lenses are uncomfortable.
  • If your eyes are red or tingling for a longer period of time, opt for glasses instead of lenses. If necessary, consult an ophthalmologist or optometrist.
  • Wear glasses in case of viral infection.
  • Contact lenses are uncomfortable in dusty, smoky, and dry environments.
  • Wear goggles while swimming (in the pool or elsewhere), otherwise, water may displace or remove your contact lenses. Furthermore, harmful bacteria can be found in both chlorine and seawater.
  • Working on a computer causes dry eyes. To relieve the symptoms, wear glasses instead of lenses during the complication.
  • Always carry your lens container and glasses with you.
  • Don’t sleep with your contact lenses still applied.
  • Allow a minimum of one day a week for the eyes to rest.
  • The wear time of the lenses starts when you open the lens kit.
  • Replace the lens container every 3 to 6 months.
  • If you have started wearing lenses, schedule a check-up appointment with an optometrist after 3 to 6 months.