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Doctor insights on: Ultrasonic Contact Lens Cleaner

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What should I do if you accidentally use contact lens cleaner in the eye itself?

What should I do if you accidentally use contact lens cleaner in the eye itself?

Slight discomfort: The makers of these solutions are well aware that this is a common event and so these solutions are made to not cause harm in this event. You can eliminate the stinging with ordinary lubricating eyedrops but the cleaner will simply be uncomfortable for a little while but not cause any meaningful harm. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Contact Lens Use (Definition)

A contact lens is a thin plastic or glass lens that is fitted over the colored part of the eye. It may be used for corrective, cosmetic, or therapeutic purposes. ...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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Contact lens power -3.75 is this bad?

Moderate: This is a low to moderate near sighted rx. Nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more

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Contact lens won't stay in one place?

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. ...Read more

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Which is the best contact lens brand?

The one that fits: There is not one best brand--the one that fits you best, gives you the best vision and is well tolerated is the way to go. ...Read more

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Which is the best contact lens brand!?

Which is the best contact lens brand!?

Can't say: There are many, many different brands and all of them have their good qualities. The best lens depends on the individual wearing them. ...Read more

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How bad is it to wear a torn contact lens?

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. ...Read more

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Might I use contact lens bottle to keep lens?

No: It will not keep the lens clean and you will contaminate the cap and the rest of the fluid in the bottle. ...Read more

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Urgent: how to properly clean contact lens case?

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. ...Read more

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Can I have a suggestion on wearing a contact lens?

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. ...Read more

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What's the best way for me to care for contact lens?

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. ...Read more

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Which of the daily disposables contact lens are better?

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. ...Read more

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What are the bad consequences about wearing contact lens?

What are the bad consequences about wearing contact lens?

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. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens at a first contact lens exam?

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. ...Read more

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If bbq heat can melt contact lens?

I suppose: But getting close enough to the grill and for long enough to melt your contacts is going to do bad things to your corneas even if your contacts are not on. ...Read more

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Can wearing contact lens cause headaches?

Usually no: Eyes are rarely the cause of head aches. ...Read more

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Contact lens diameter importance for you?

Contact lens diameter importance for you?

Contact lense fittin: Teh daimeter is very imprtant for the lenses ot fit well over the cornea, if not proper they will slip all over. ...Read more

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What does a contact lens diameter measure?

Diameter: The distance from one edge of the lens to the other. Soft lenses are larger in diameter than hard lenses. ...Read more

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