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How Can I Sterilize My Contact Lens Case
Refit: If you contact lens shifts in position or out of position and this is a regular issue, then recheck with the fitting ophthalmologist to get what we would term a tighter lens that will stay better positioned.
Uncomfortable: A torn lens will be irritating and it may not center well so the vision is less clear. It is simply not optimum but probably not harmful in and of itself, although such a lens will decenter and cause discomfort.
Soap water RINSE: If it's just a plastic case, used mild soap and water. Try a toothbrush if needed. Make sure you rinse thoroughly. Then be sure your overnight storage solution has a disinfectant. How did your case get dirty. You should remove and handle your lenses with clean hands and conditions. Doing otherwise raises risk for serious infection.See 1 more doctor answer
Get fitted: You need to see an eye doctor for right contact lens fit. The eye doc will measure your correction and eye shape before fitting you with the right contact lens. The doctor also train you to make sure you can put and take off contact lens safely. Please make sure do not sleep with it, or overextend the wear. Daily contact lenses are the best fit to avoid infection and allergy to it.See 1 more doctor answer
Follow instructions: The ophthalmologist who supplied the lens can instruct you in the proper care for the type of lens that you have. This may include a wearing schedule, regular cleaning or soaking and changing when scheduled. Also be sure to remove the lens whenever the eye gets red for any reason.
All equal: All of these lenses have been thoroughly tested and the lens manufacturers constantly look over each others shoulders to optimize their own product. The daily, daily wear lenses are basically equivalent.
Infection: Contact lens wearer are at higher risk for bad corneal ulcer which could be bacterial, fungal, amoeba or viral. The most common cause of it is bacterial. Infection. It's extremely painful and disabling. The other consequences will be corneal scratch which may lead to ulcer.See 1 more doctor answer
Alot of things: First lens exam includes a thorough evaluation of your eyes and a very detailed measurement of your prescription, it includes measuring the shape of your cornea then your doctor may have you try different types of lenses for fit. Then they will want you to come back to see if you can tolerate the lens well.
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