How to Take Care of Your Contact Lenses

How to Take Care of Your Contact Lenses

Taking proper care of your contact lenses is crucial not only for the health of your eyes but also for your overall comfort throughout the day. While many of us are acquainted with the fundamentals of lens maintenance, there's a plethora of knowledge out there that can further safeguard your eyes and ensure your lenses stay pristine and comfortable. With the advancements in eye care technology, like ReO2, ensuring your lenses are properly cared for has become easier and more effective than ever before.

Soft contact lenses are widely favored for vision correction due to their comfort and flexibility. However, their porous nature makes them vulnerable to pollutants like bacteria and proteins, potentially leading to eye infections and discomfort if not cared for properly. This highlights the critical need for diligent lens maintenance to avert serious eye health issues.

Basic Contact Lens Care Tips

Handwashing: Always wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water before touching your lenses. This simple step is essential in preventing the transfer of harmful bacteria to your lenses and eyes.

Proper Lens Cleaning: Despite the availability of "no-rub" solutions, the recommended practice is to gently rub and rinse your lenses with a contact lens cleaning solution to remove buildup. This method is significantly more effective than merely soaking your lenses in their case overnight.

Never Use Water: Always use fresh, contact lens-specific disinfecting solution for rinsing and storing your lenses. Tap water should never come into contact with soft lenses due to its potential to harbor harmful microorganisms.

Regular Replacement: Follow the recommended lens replacement schedule to reduce the risk of eye complications. Wearing lenses beyond their intended lifespan can cause discomfort and lead to potential eye health issues.

Case Care: Clean your lens case regularly with fresh solution (not water) and let it air dry. It's advised to replace your lens case every three months to avoid microbial buildup. If your lens case is cracked or damaged, replace it immediately.

Common Mistakes to Avoid

  • Do not sleep in lenses unless they are specifically designed for overnight wear.
  • Never use saliva or water to moisten lenses, as they can introduce bacteria.
  • Avoid using expired solutions or lenses to prevent eye infections.
  • Do not top off old solution in your lens case with new solution without cleaning it first.

Cleaning your lenses properly is paramount to contact lens care. Soft contact lenses are designed with numerous tiny pores to allow substantial oxygen flow to the cornea, resembling more of a net structure. This design means protein deposits can get deeply embedded, making them difficult to remove with simple hand rubbing.

ReO2 contact lens cleaner is engineered to address the common challenges of contact lens care, especially in deeply cleaning your lenses. Its advanced patented technology ensures your lenses stay clean and comfortable.

Utilizing electrophoresis and Hypochlorous acid, ReO2 removes up to 94.7% of protein deposits and eradicates 99.999% of bacteria and viruses in as little as 10 minutes. This unparalleled level of cleanliness far exceeds traditional solutions, ensuring your lenses are safe and hygienic for daily wear. With FDA 510k approval, ReO2's safety and effectiveness are unquestionable.

The ReO2 system simplifies the cleaning process with a quick and efficient cycle that integrates seamlessly into any care routine. A few simple steps are all it takes to refresh your contact lenses. Its user-friendly design makes lens maintenance effortless.

Proper contact lens care is vital for maintaining eye health and ensuring the best possible lens-wearing experience. Integrating ReO2 contact lens cleaner into your routine marks a significant step toward more hygienic and comfortable lens wear. Click here to learn more about our patented technology. Embrace the future of eye care with ReO2 and give your eyes the care they deserve.

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