Here are five tips designed to put you on the road to success with new contact lenses:
1- Relaxation, many people are worried that they will scratch their eyes while putting their lenses in the eye or worse, for example that the contact lens will fall behind their eyes, or will be cut inside, you should relax The introduction and removal of lenses may make you nervous at first, but as it seems there is no need to be afraid to touch your eyes as long as your hands are clean, in addition to that the inside of your eyelids is connected to the back of the eye, so your lenses can not To slide into the abyss.
2- Keep the lenses clean, do not take shortcuts with the cleaning of the contact lens, the doctor will give you instructions for the lens care system that is chosen for you, for example if you are asked to use a multipurpose solution, every time you remove the lenses you should rub them, rinse them and then put them in a new solution, and do not get rid of the solution that already exists in this case, and when you put your lenses in the morning you should empty the case completely, rinse it with a new solution and leave it Uninverted, leave it on a paper towel to dry with air, and the lens should be replaced every 3 months, and if the cleaning routine seems to cause a lot of problems ask your doctor to get rid of it and get new lenses, and you can use one-day lenses, as these lenses are discarded every night and replaced with a new fresh pair every morning, which removes concerns about cleaning and storage.
3- Whether you wear contact lenses or not, it is important to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water, in addition to that depending on your lifestyle and life environment you may want to supplement your fluid consumption with the return of eye drops, for example people who spend a lot of time at the computer or who are exposed to dry air, heating or air conditioning often benefit from eye drops even if they do not wear lenses, the basic rule is important If wearing contact lenses is that you need to make sure that the drop you're using is compatible with the lenses, talk to your doctor about which drops are best for you.
4- Follow your doctor's recommendations, and use only the products suggested by the ophthalmologist, and do not replace the lens care products, even for the brand of a store without referring to your doctor first, the solution you chose has been chosen specifically for the type of lens so do not make assumptions based on specific packaging classifications in general, and it is also important to keep your appointments whatever the follow-up schedule set by your doctor, you must adhere to it.
5-Learning how to do anything new takes time, and in fact it can take about a week to adjust to your new life with contact lenses and feel really confident while wearing them, but before you know it, contact lenses will become an important part of the fabric of your life.