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Contact Lenses - How To Wash It Properly

May 14, 2008
If we are wearing contact lens, the chances are that the contacts will get dry for only a few hours after we have worn it. Besides that, at night, when we have finish wearing it, we need to clean it and store it in the right way to maintain the lasting of our contact lens.

In this mini guide, I will show a few simple but efficient steps on how to clean your contact lens the right way. But why do we have to clean our contact lens. Based on the Tri-Action formula formulated by Bausch and Lomb, when we clean our lens, it will removed proteins that accumulate when we wear it during the day. Besides that, if we clean it thoroughly, it will effectively kill micro-organisms that are bacteria and fungi on our lenses. Furthermore, with a good cleaning, it will remove dirt and debris that deposit on our lenses so that it will provide a clearer vision. So, with a proper cleaning method and good cleaning solution, our lenses are clean and comfortable giving us that Fresh Contact Lens feeling everyday.

So, here are the steps that need to be followed on a daily basis.

Step one is rubbing. We need to place around three drops of a good contact lens solution, for example the Bausch and Lomb Renu Multiplus Multi Purpose Solution, on each side of the lens surface and gently rub for ten seconds on each side. Make sure to rub it thoroughly.

Step two is rinsing. After we have thoroughly rubbing each side, we need to rinse each side of the lens for five seconds again with a good solution, and try to use a good multi purpose solution.

Step three is soaking. After a good rubbing and rinsing, place the cleaned contact lens in the lens case and fill it with the solution. Remember to soak it for at least four hours. Remember to always use fresh solution - never reused solution that has been used because of all the bacteria and fungi.

Remember to always follow your eye care professionals instructions because they will provide a careful instruction based on your individual tear chemistry and lens wearing schedule. They will also recommend additional products or procedures to be used. They will also recommend the step without the rubbing method, which is the first step above. If this happens, to clean, disinfect and remove protein daily without the rubbing step, complete step two and step three only as described above. All of the above steps are shown when cleaning the soft contact lenses including the Silicone Hydrogel.

Remember to use a good cleaning solution because they can kill 99.99% of all the bacteria and fungi. And also, make sure to get a really good contact lens accessories, especially the contact lens solution so that our contact lens will last longer when using a good contact lens solution. if not the lifetime of our contact lens will become shorter and shorter.
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