Using contact lenses gives you the benefits of being able to look without using glasses and to change your look at once. Also, you can participate in any activity without wearing glasses. But there are some dangers with it. Some precautions are necessary when using a contact lens. People think that they are wearing the lens properly and are taking care of the eyes. As it is not the case for everyone. Many people do not use the lens properly. Therefore, it important to know about a few things that you must know about the wearing the contact lens. (Also read: Contact lens mistakes that can harm your eyes)
Things every contact lens wearer must know
- Avoid water
- Don’t sleep with contact lens
- Wash your hands before applying the lens
- Don’t forget to clean the box
- Keep an eye on eye infection
Water in a place like a river, a lake, is full of amoebas which can damage the eyes. This can lead to eye-related illness. Therefore, never should use lens when bathing and swimming. If you are using the lens while swimming, then use airtight goggles. (Also read: Weak eyes: What are the most common signs of weak eyesight)
Don’t sleep with contact lens
Due to the presence of contact lenses, due to the dryness in the environment and the presence of less oxygen to the eyes, there is a greater risk of having an infection in the eyes. So, just remove the lens before going to bed.
Wash your hands before applying the lens
Bacteria and germs move very easily in the eyes due to hands. Therefore, wash your hands before applying the lens. Do not use too much soap and after hand washing once, dry the hands with the help of towels. (Also read: What are the effective home remedies to get rid of dry eyes)
Don’t forget to clean the box
The box keeping it with the lens should be as much cleaned as well. It would be best that you change the box containing the lens after 3 months.
Keep an eye on eye infection
If you notice pain, burning sensation or redness in the eyes, then it can be due to an eye infection.
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In order to wear the contact lens right keep these tips in mind. Click the link to read this article in Hindi.