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Urgent: how to properly clean contact lens case?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Fred Orlando
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology

In brief: OTC solution

Boil your contact lens case for 10'.
Also you can buy a new one. Also, to clean/disinfect and rinse/store both soft and gas permeable contact lenses, there is info in the packaging on "how to"properly take care of your lenses. If you need additional help, check out the many online videos on how to clean and disinfect your contacts, and how to properly clean your lens case. www.ehow.com/video.

In brief: OTC solution

Boil your contact lens case for 10'.
Also you can buy a new one. Also, to clean/disinfect and rinse/store both soft and gas permeable contact lenses, there is info in the packaging on "how to"properly take care of your lenses. If you need additional help, check out the many online videos on how to clean and disinfect your contacts, and how to properly clean your lens case. www.ehow.com/video.
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