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Doctor insights on: The Best Contact Lenses For Sensitive Eyes

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What is the best contact lens solution to use for sensitive eyes?

What is the best contact lens solution to use for sensitive eyes?

Clear care: Try different ones, but I think this one is best since the hydrogen peroxide system removes deposits and there are no preservatives once it is neutralized. ...Read more

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What to do about dry sensitive eyes and daily contact lenses?

What to do about dry sensitive eyes and daily contact lenses?

They don't go together: People who have dry eyes or poor tear films are not good candidates for 24/7 contact lenses wear. In order for contact lenses to work properly, you need to have a good tear film, so that the contact lens will not irritate your cornea. There are contact lenses that tend to it be marketed as retaining more moisture on the eyeball. But people with dry eyes should not be sleeping with contact lens in them. ...Read more

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What is the best contact lens for dry eyes?

What is the best contact lens for dry eyes?

There isn't one: Don't think there is one. Some may be worse than others but acuvue oasys and coopervision biofinity are pretty good. A good fit is crucial though and depends on the curvature of the lens. These vary from lens to lens. I suppose the best one would technically be a scleral lens which is a hard lens. They also have the dual purpose of lubricatong the eye. Most people aren't that dry though. ...Read more

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What is the best contact lenses if dry eyes?

What is the best contact lenses if dry eyes?

Contacts for dry eye: I like either oasys or proclear lenses for dry eye patients. ...Read more

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What's the best contact lenses for dry eyes?

Dry eye: Acuvue oasys or proclear lenses do well in dry eye patients. ...Read more

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I recently cannot wear my contact lenses any more my eyes seem extra sensitive and burn?

I recently cannot wear my contact lenses any more my eyes seem extra sensitive and burn?

Happens!: As we age, our ability to tolerate contacts are reduced. Specially in women as then approach middle age. Hormonal changes lead to changes such as dry eyes, mouth, skin, . .. There are different measures that can be taken such as change in contact lens material, cleaning solution, & some other efforts to boost production & retaining of tears. Ultimately all good things come to an end! ...Read more

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For the solution renu for sensitive eyes, do we need a seperate enzymatic cleaner to remove protein from contact lenses? Or does is it included in it

For the solution renu for sensitive eyes, do we need a seperate enzymatic cleaner to remove protein from contact lenses? Or does is it included in it

Multipurpose SCL sol: Multipurpose solutions for soft contacts has ability to remove protein especially if mechanical rubbing front and back surfaces of contact prior to placing in case-- just be gentle. Catalyst based systems such as hydrogen peroxide cleaners need an activating tablet or disc and must be replaced per manufacturer recommendation. All work well. ...Read more

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What is the best contact lens solution and eye drops for dry eyes?

What is the best contact lens solution and eye drops for dry eyes?

Peroxide-based: Peroxide-based cleaners, such as clear care, are the best for this.

For artificial tears, get the ones that state they are for use with contact lenses. ...Read more

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What is the best way to remove a contact lens that u lost in your eye?

What is the best way to remove a contact lens that u lost in your eye?

Patience: The most common thing is for the lens to fold over itself, and get stuck in the upper, outer recess. Try with your thumb to lift up the outer upper lid while you look down and in - and hold this for 15 seconds. If you have tried hard in general to remove it, and fail, it might be already out and your feeling of the lens is due to eye irritation. Have a friend look in strong light at that point. ...Read more

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Are contact lens good for your eyes?

Are contact lens good for your eyes?

Yes and no: Contact lenses certainly help you see better without having to wear glasses. But you must take care to clean your lenses regularly. And remember, the eye was not meant to have anything touching it. Over time, your eyes may become dry, irritated and develop allergies to the contacts. There is also a risk for severe eye infection if proper hygiene is not practiced. ...Read more

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Are contact lenses bad for eyes?

Depends, but mostly: On factors such as cleanliness, duration and frequency of use. Infection and allergic conjunctivitis can occur and are more likely if the lenses aren't taken care of properly or are over worn. So, they can be bad for the eyes if an infection develops. Hard contact lenses can temporarily change the shape of the cornea. Best to see a good eye specialist. ...Read more

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Contact lenses moves in my eyes, why is this?

2 possibilities: Some movement of contact lenses is normal and desirable. Too much movement causes blurred vision and discomfort. Your eye doctor can evaluate whether the amount of movement is okay or if you need a different contact lens. ...Read more

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Contact lenses moves in my eyes, what to do?

Return to: The doctor who fit the contact lenses. A small amount of movement, typically a millimeter or less, is desirable. More movement than this will cause lens dislocation or discomfort. Generally contacts that move too much must fit with a smaller (ie. Tighter) base curve. ...Read more

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Is it bad for your eyes to use contact lenses?

Is it bad for your eyes to use contact lenses?

Contact lenses: Not at all so long as you are visually comfortable and you have no problem using and caring for the lenses. ...Read more

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Can you wear contact lens when your eyes are red?

Can you wear contact lens when your eyes are red?

Not a good idea: Redness is a sign of a problem. As a general rule, anytime your eye is red, the first that you need to do is to take the contact lens out. There is strong likelihood that the redness is due to the contacts and keeping it in will only aggravate the situation (although your eye may feel better wearing the contacts). See your eye md for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Should wearing contact lenses make your eyes dry?

Should wearing contact lenses make your eyes dry?

No: Contacts are supported on a tear film (they do not actually touch the eye) so if your tears are deficient, wearing the contacts may be uncomfortable but the contacts will not cause dryness. ...Read more

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Is it ok to swim with contact lenses in your eyes?

Is it ok to swim with contact lenses in your eyes?

Swimming with lens: Do not swim with contact lenses in your eyes. Doing so puts you at risk for infection that can be severe with resulting vision loss. For example, acanthamoeba is found even in chlorinated pools and can cause a severe keratitis (corneal infection). ...Read more

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Why do my eyes get red when I use my contact lens?

Why do my eyes get red when I use my contact lens?

Dry, allergy, tight: Contact lens make dry eye worse, allergy to solution or contact and tight contacts can make your eye red. Its best to wear for a shorter time period and use dialy contact lenses. Please make sure you have the right fit. ...Read more

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How often to give eyes a break from contact lenses?

How often to give eyes a break from contact lenses?

Not necessary: It is not necessary to give your eyes a break from contact lenses. However some people like to do this. When they do, I suggest taking a day or two off every 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if contact lenses damage your eyes?

No damage: Contact lenses, if used properly and under the care of an experienced eye doctor, will rarely cause problems that can lead to damage. Improper use can and does cause damage. ...Read more

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Can I wear colored contact lens for dark brown eyes?

Yes: Just get them dispensed by an eye doctor. Optometrist or ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Will I need to get contact lenses fitted to my eyes?

Will I need to get contact lenses fitted to my eyes?

You will need: To see an eye care practitioner who fits contact lenses. Generally you will need a recent refraction (test for glasses prescription), eye health examination, measurement of your corneal curvature, a discussion of your options, and lessons on insertion, removal and care. ...Read more

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What contact lenses will not cause my eyes to be dry?

What contact lenses will not cause my eyes to be dry?

Depends on how dry: It depends on how dry your eyes are. Some people get dry eyes with any contact lenses, while some people never experience dry eyes with their lenses. There is no lens that can be guaranteed not to cause dry eyes. An ophthalmologist will check to see what type of dry eyes you have, and how dry your eyes are, and then recommend the appropriate lens for your unique situation. ...Read more

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Why do my contact lenses make my eyes feel really dry?

Why do my contact lenses make my eyes feel really dry?

Overwear: Contact lenses are medical devices. They can make the eyes dry and irritated its important to maintain your eye health by avoiding overwear. ...Read more

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What color contact lens would look good on brown eyes?

What color contact lens would look good on brown eyes?

Many: Many colored contacts are nearly invisible on brown eyes, especially dark brown eyes. You can try on different colors to judge the effect during your contact lens fitting. Take a friend with you. It's fun! ...Read more

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Please tell me, are contact lenses good for your eyes?

Contact lenses: Are a great way to correct your vision and are well tolerated most of the time. They can cause problems in some people, especially if they are sensitive to the contact lens material or if they don't take proper care of their lenses (i.e. Regular cleaning and disposal). ...Read more