Tips for new contact lens users
- As a new contact lens user, it is better to keep your fingernails short to avert accidentally scratching your eye.
- To avoid mixing up the lenses for the right eye and left eye, always put the first contact lens in the same eye, either left or right.
- Keep your eyes moist and healthy by using rewetting drops as your eye doctor recommends to avoid the problem of dry eyes. Also, drink plenty of water.
- Stop wearing your lenses if your eyes become red or sore.
- Discard your lenses after the recommended period.
- Clean your lens case regularly and allow it to air dry.
- Replace your lens case regularly.
- Replace the tops of solution bottles after use.
- Use fresh solution to store your lenses
- Dispose of solution bottles after the recommended period.
How to avoid makeup-related contact lenses problem?
Here are some tips to avoid makeup-related contact lens problems:
- Put your contact lenses on before applying makeup.
- Use only non-allergenic makeup.
- Replace your powder eye shadow with cream eye shadow as it is less likely to get in your eye than powder. Use water-based cream eye shadow rather than oil-based creams.
- If you choose to use powder, keep your eyes closed during application. Brush off any excess powder before opening your eyes.
- Skip applying eyeliner between your lashes and your eye. It should be applied only on the portion of your lashes that is well away from the surface of your eye.
- Remove your contacts before removing your makeup.
- Replace your eye makeup often, at least every three months.
How do I know if I’m having a contact lens infection?
Some common contact lens infection symptoms include:
- Blurry vision
- Atypical redness of the eye
- Eye sore
- Tearingor discharge from the eye
- Being extra sensitive to light
- Feeling like there is something in your eye
Contact lens-related eye infections can lead to serious vision loss or even blindness. Use only the best contact lenses. If you have any of these symptoms, see your eye doctor as soon as possible.
Can I wear contacts while using eye ointment?
It is recommended not to wear contact lenses while using ointment.
The ointment may cause the contact lens to not position or move correctly or coat the lens in such a way as to cause blurring. You can ask your physician for guidance concerning contact lens use alongside your prescribed medication.
How can I try different eye contact colours before purchase?
Though putting in the lens is the best way to see if it suits you, you can try these four ways:
- Download apps such as Eye Color Studio and upload your photo. It is available for both Android and Apple devices.
- Use an online photo-editing program in your computer browser such as Fotor. It is also available as an app.
- Or have a graphic designer friend retouch your photo in PhotoShop.
Where can I buy contact lenses online?
You can buy contact lenses online at O-Lens. (www.o-lens.co.in) We offer a wide range of coloured eye lenses to suit the needs of different contact lens lovers.
Have fun with your new look!
Wearing coloured contact lenses is the easiest way to switch your look and have fun with it. It doesn’t cost you a lot and it is effortless. Whether you want to go for the more natural look or dramatically change your look, coloured contact lenses can help you achieve any look. Just ensure to use only the best contact lenses, clean your hands before putting it on, and replace them after the recommended period.