DO'S & DONT'S OF CL WEAR

DO

  • Have regular check-ups as advised by your optician
  • Wash and dry your hands before inserting or removing your lenses
  • Always apply the same lens first to help avoid mixing them up
  • Check lenses are not inside out before inserting
  • Check lenses are intact before inserting
  • Always handle lenses carefully to avoid damage
  • Insert lenses before applying make-up
  • Take out your lenses before removing make-up
  • Close your eyes when using hairspray or aerosols
  • Discard lenses if they pass the expiry date shown on the foil
  • Remember daily disposables are for single use only
  • Keep a spare pair of lenses with you
  • Always have spare glasses with an up-to-date prescription

Remember, if you feel discomfort, notice anything unusual about your eyes or think your vision is not as you would expect, consult your contact lens optician for advice.

 

✘ PLEASE DO NOT….

    • Use tap water, or any other water, on your lenses
    • Wet your lenses with saliva
    • Insert a lens if it you drop it
    • Insert a lens that looks dirty or damaged
    • Continue to use your lenses if your eyes feel discomfort, vision is not as you would expect or if you notice anything unusual about your eyes 
    • Sleep in your lenses
    • Swim in your lenses without goggles (same goes for hot tubs, water sports etc.)
    • Wear lenses in the shower
    • Use any eye drops without first seeking advice from your contact lens optician
    • Share contact lenses with other wearers
    • Re-use your contact lenses (if daily disosables)